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Wanda Coleman - The World Falls Away (Pitt Poetry Series) - 9780822961642 - V9780822961642
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The World Falls Away (Pitt Poetry Series)

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Description for The World Falls Away (Pitt Poetry Series) Paperback. Wanda Coleman creates the kind of poetry that excites and ignites those who hate poetry, refreshes it for those who are bored by it, and inspires those who want to write it. Series: Pitt Poetry Series. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 234.
The burnings from which Coleman culls her work casts a glow and unique warmth that invites the reader to sit by her metaphorical hearth, to laugh and enjoy their \u201cconversation.\u201d The contemplative and philosophical have entered her voice as she continues to explore the conflicts and confusions that shape the aesthetic terrain of Southern California and beyond-as she continues to grapple with cultural bias, malignant domestic neglect, poverty, and the damages of racism, yet broadening her palette of social ills to include the privacies of grief, loss and transcendence. A nominee and finalist for Poet Laureate of California, she continues ... Read more

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University of Pittsburgh Press
Pitt Poetry Series
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Pittsburgh PA, United States
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About Wanda Coleman
Wanda Coleman was a poet and writer from Los Angeles, California. Her numerous poetry collections included Mercurochrome: New Poems, nominated for the National Book Award; Bathwater Wine, winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; Ostinato Vamps; and The

Reviews for The World Falls Away (Pitt Poetry Series)
Coleman presents a series of subtle and revelatory poems in her new collection. . . . Coleman's ability to simultaneously conjure the tactile and the abstract makes her works crackle with life and inspire multiple interpretations. . . . Coleman's aching and meditative poetry gives voice to inquiries and echoes. -Booklist

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