Word Group

Word Group

by Marjorie Welish


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Bridging the gap between Language School poetics and New American Poetry, Word Group blends collage with dizzying grammar and a pyrotechnic display of surreal syntax. These new poems create music in verbal tapestries of abstract ideas and precise observations. As C.D. Wright said of the author, “there may be no known correspondences for Marjorie Welish’s mind. She’s a little bit scary.”

Poet, painter and critic, Marjorie Welish teaches at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and as a visiting art critic and poetry professor at Brown University. She is the author of The Annotated “Here” and Selected Poems which was a Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize finalist and a Village Voice Best Book of the Year. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566891578
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Edition description: Poems
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Recipient of the Judith E. Wilson Fellowship, Howard Foundation Fellowship, and other prestigious poetry awards, Marjorie Welish is the author of seven collections, including The Annotated "Here" and Selected Poems, an Academy of American Poets Lenore Marshall Prize finalist and Village Voice Best Book of the Year. She lives in New York and teaches at Columbia University and Pratt Institute.

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