Call the Catastrophists

Call the Catastrophists What then is a catastrophist In the cosmography of this incredible first volume she is a mobile force that screams There is plenty to say say it say it In the case where it is the critical reality

  • Title: Call the Catastrophists
  • Author: Krystal Languell
  • ISBN: 9781609640903
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Paperback
  • What then is a catastrophist In the cosmography of this incredible first volume, she is a mobile force that screams There is plenty to say, say it, say it In the case where it is the critical reality of the daily life of a person, a thinking person, a person with a sex that is not one, with a class not a cache, who bumps against reality being easily bruised, and doing iWhat then is a catastrophist In the cosmography of this incredible first volume, she is a mobile force that screams There is plenty to say, say it, say it In the case where it is the critical reality of the daily life of a person, a thinking person, a person with a sex that is not one, with a class not a cache, who bumps against reality being easily bruised, and doing it again, and saying so Krystal Languell reinscribes poetry to its rightful spot where we begin, and keep beginning, inside our catastrophe, where it lives Rachel LevitskyKrystal Languell was a semi finalist for the 2010 University of Akron Press Poetry Prize and a finalist for the 2011 National Poetry Series Her work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Fairy Tale Review, and DIAGRAM among other journals, and was anthologized in the 2010 edition of Best of the Web Founder of the feminist literary magazine Bone Bouquet, she serves as a collaborative board member for Belladonna Series as well as editor in chief at Noemi Press She teaches composition at York College in Queens and the Borough of Manhattan Community College She lives in Brooklyn, where she also co curates the HOT TEXTS Reading Series.

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    1. A fun book of poems that is simultaneously smart, tough, funny, and sad. For many of the poems, the speaker's voice is one that is wiser and perhaps a little sadder for experiencing life's hard truths, but lurking behind that sadness is hope and a promise of what's yet to come.

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