Poetry, 7.5″ x 9.5″, 92 pp, trade paperback
Cover photo: Robert A. Schaefer, Jr.
Begun in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster and European laws banning the full face veil, Jan Clausen’s Veiled Spill unfolds a meditation on the links and gaps between interior glimpses and sprawling histories, between the beauty of the moment and the terror of the plot…. [Read more about Veiled Spill:A Sequence.]
Poetry | 5″x8″, 96 pages, perfectbound| $14 includes shipping
I cleave to the brave idea/of not torturing the world.
—“The Damnation of Jan,” from If You Like Difficulty
This new volume of poetry by the author of From a Glass House and the trailblazing memoir Apples and Oranges reveals a complex, wide-ranging voice rendered both hoarse and tender by the poet’s apprehension of her world’s fragility…. [Read more about If You Like Difficulty.]
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From a Glass House reflects a pervasive sense of the world’s fragility together with an unsparing vision of our human responsibility to the local and global histories in which we’re immersed. These are feminist poems that pointedly dissect “what can go wrong between women.” They are North American poems that look to the global South more often than to Europe for frames of reference. They side with insurgencies both political and linguistic, while keeping a weather eye on the inevitable complications….[Read more about From a Glass House.]
Out-of-print titles include the story collection Mother, Sister, Daughter, Lover; the novels Sinking, Stealing and The Prosperine Papers; and the memoir Apples and Oranges: My Journey Through Sexual Identity, available throughPowell’s Books or Amazon MarketPlace Used Books.