The Explosive Expert's Wife

Shara Lessley (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date
March 06, 2018
Pages
96
Dimensions
5.9 X 0.5 X 8.8 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780299317348
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About the Author

Shara Lessley is the author of Two-Headed Nightingale. Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, and a Diane Middlebrook Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The coeditor of The Poem's Country: Place and Poetic Practice, she lives in Oxford, England.

Reviews

"Lessley guides us along the knife-edge of a country on the edge of wars. An ex-pat Penelope wondering about her own Odysseus singed in ash, she keenly and empathically witnesses not only her own vulnerability as a young American mother in Amman but also courageous women around her--from Jordan's all-female demining team to an accused terrorist's wife." --Philip Metres
"These poems teach us that there is astonishment, not just fear, in each moment of displacement. I am hooked on Shara Lessley's music of adventure, intimacy of detail, the great sweeping largesse of address across continents, across ranges of emotion. Wherever you find yourself in this powerful collection, you will learn to see the world slightly differently." --Ilya Kaminsky