Sunbathing on Tyrone Power's Grave


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Red Hen Press
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6.0 X 0.2 X 8.9 inches | 0.34 pounds

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About the Author

Kim Dower, Former City Poet Laureate of West Hollywood, has published four highly acclaimed collections of poetry, including the Gold Ippy Award winning collection Sunbathing on Tyrone Power's Grave. She has been nominated for four Pushcarts, is widely anthologized, and teaches writing workshops for Antioch University, the West Hollywood Library, and UCLA Writer's Extension. She resides in West Hollywood, California.


"Unexpected and sublime."
--O Magazine on Slice of Moon

Interview and Reading with Kim Dower on Satallite Sisters Podcast

The San Diego Tribune interview with Kim Dower and Erica Jong

Radio Pet Lady (Featuring Kim Dower)

Kim Dower's article for O Magazine on Good Bones by Maggie Smith

"Bold and sexy and smart."
--Stephen Dunn

By turns exuberant, sexy and sobering, Kim Dower's remarkable poems are known for their extraordinary range. This fourth collection finds her at the top of her game. Attuned to the oddness of the quotidian and grounding the metaphysical in the sharp sensations of daily life, the poems in Sunbathing on Tyrone Power's Grave invite us to live as fully and generously as the poet herself.
--Chris Kraus, bestselling author of I Love Dick and After Kathy Acker

"Kim Dower['s] poetry is stunning."
--John Mutter, founder of Shelf Awareness,

"Provocative and richly rewarding poetry."
--Jonathan Kirsch, Jewish Journal Review

Kim Dower's poetry has a way of transforming everyday life into something luminous and unexpected. Simultaneously accessible and complex, whimsical and heartbreaking, Dower's poetry shines with subtle irony and playful imagination, written in a way that is empathetic and relatable, as well as full of wisdom. Something about Kim Dower's poetry always seems trustworthy.
--Culture Trip