Some Animal (Paperback)

By Ely Shipley

Nightboat Books, 9781937658793, 120pp.

Publication Date: March 13, 2018

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In this cross-genre collection, fragments of memoir rub against the language of psychomedical regimes found in a body unbound by gender binaries. Some Animal draws out dream-like resonances between the impersonal and the experiential, resulting in a collection where "the grotesque and the beautiful crash like waves eroding shore.

About the Author

ELY SHIPLEY is the author of Boy with Flowers, winner of the Barrow Street Press book prize and the Thom Gunn Award. He teaches at Western Washington University.