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The first new collection by this innovative poet in seven years



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Weight .55 lbs
Dimensions 6.8 × .5 × 9.5 in

Kathleen Fraser’s inventive new book showcases poems from four recent collaborative artist books that exhibit “her longtime love of words as objects into play” (The New York Times). These new poems, many created through her unique collage and hand paste-up techniques, continue Fraser’s ambitious exploration of the boundaries of language and the limits of the page.


I love Kathleen Fraser’s extraordinary intelligence, her persistent care for where she is—and for all those she finds there too

ISBN: 978-0-9844598-8-9
paperback, 180 pages, 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 in
Publication Date: 2011

This is highly recommended verse, both for its generosity (the iterability of Fraser’s poetic sensibility is seemingly endless, and produces a book of poetry that reads like five or six books in one), its novelty (poems that play with typeface and font-size and negative space are composed with more care and foresight here than almost anywhere else), and for its fierce, unyielding intelligence and bravery.

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KATHLEEN FRASER (1935-2019) published more than 15 books, including mixed-genre collections, a chapbook of collaged wall pieces, and an essay collection. Her published works include What I Want …

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