Whereso (Paperback)

By Karen Volkman

BOA Editions, 9781942683087, 112pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2016

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Description

Known for the transcendent, abstractionist poems of Nomina, Volkman's newest collection returns to tangible experiences of the body--its range of expressivity and physical movement in space. Where is the body in travel? What space does it occupy in dreams and memory? With rich perplexity, Whereso responds to dance, performance, and position in time--translating flight of the body into language and line.

Karen Volkman is the author of Crash's Law, winner of the National Poetry Series; Spar, winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize and the James Laughlin Award; and Nomina. She teaches at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana.



About the Author

Karen Volkman is the author of Crash's Law, winner of the National Poetry Series, Spar, winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize and the James Laughlin Award, and Nomina, as well as a chapbook, One Might. Her work has appeared in over 30 anthologies, including American Poets in the 21st Century: The New Poetics, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The Norton Introduction to Poetry. The recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, the Poetry Society of America, and the Bogliasco Foundation, she teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Montana in Missoula.
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