Tricks of Light

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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Great Weather for Media, LLC
Publish Date
April 06, 2020
Pages
100
Dimensions
6.14 X 9.21 X 0.24 inches | 0.36 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780998144078
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About the Author

Thaddeus Rutkowski is the author of seven books, including the poetry collections Tricks of Light and Border Crossings. His novel Haywire won the Asian American Writers' Workshop's Members' Choice Award, and his creative memoir Guess and Check received the Electronic Literature bronze award for multicultural fiction. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, and many other publications.

Reviews

"With meditative, simple descriptions, Tricks of Light made me view every little moment as a collection of words waiting to be discovered and carefully placed onto the page."--Chavisa Woods, author of 100 Times: A Memoir of Sexism

"Rutkowski's poetry is a vivid and impacting work...[Tricks of Light] is a demonstration of how every conversation, every encounter, and every detail we come across could have more to it, and about how we recall these moments can say more about us than we realize." --Quail Bell Magazine

"Funny, disarming, and profound, Rutkowski will twist a clichΓ© into something unique, trick you into a new way of seeing. This is a terrific collection!"--Denise Duhamel, author of Scald

"A gorgeous, seamless stream of vignettes flows with cinematic breadth...Here is a poet at the top of his craft reaching a meditative transcendence and generously giving it to us as if ripping a bouquet of memory from his chest." --Regie Cabico, poet and theater artist

"Tricks of Light inhabits that liminal space between what we see and what we think we see, what we know and what perpetually eludes us. Artfully wry and delightfully awry, these are poems rooted in keen observation of a life as it unfolds." --Joseph J. Capista, author of Intrusive Beauty

"A beautiful collection, full of keen observations, wry and self-deprecating humor, and twists that make poem after poem a surprise and delight." --Scintilla.info