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Having Cut the Sparrow's Heart

Malinda Markham


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New Issues Poetry and Prose, 9781930974890, 62pp.

Publication Date: April 5, 2010

About the Author

MALINDA MARKHAM received an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a Ph.D. from the University of Denver. After teaching full-time in the Linguistics Department at Daito Bunka University in Tokyo for several years, she won a Blakemore Fellowship to attend Stanford University’s Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama, Japan. Her first book of poems, Ninety-five Nights of Listening, won the Bread Loaf Bakeless Prize and was published by Houghton-Mifflin. Her poetry has appeared in journals such as Conjunctions, Colorado Review, American Letters & Commentary, Paris Review, Volt, Fence, and Antioch Review and has been included in The Iowa Anthology of New American Poetries and Deep Travel. She also published translations of post-war and contemporary Japanese women’s poetry.