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Paper Doll Fetus


Cynthia Marie Hoffman


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A series of wildly imaginative portraits and transcripts of the near-living from the author of Sightseer.

These visceral, mystical poems give voice to the phantom and the embryonic (homunculi, ectopic twins, fleeced lambskin) and to those who create them, biologically or otherwise. Part spell-book, part anatomical primer, Paper Doll Fetus surveys the landscape of the womb and offers us a haunting chorus of its denizens.

Persea, 9780892554485, 80pp.

Publication Date: December 19, 2014

About the Author

Cynthia Marie Hoffman grew up in Springfield, Virginia, and received her BA and MFA from George Mason University. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin. She is the author of Paper Doll Fetus (2014), and Sightseer (2011), which won the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry.