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Kristin Maffei

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Kristin Maffei is a poet and editor living in New York City. She was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Oxford, and holds an MFA from New York University, where she was a Goldwater Fellow in Poetry and co-curator of the NYU Emerging Writers Series at KGB Bar. She works at Oxford University Press and co-founder of the collaborative literary ‘zine Call & Response.

Kristin’s poetry has been featured in qarrtsiluni, The Little Jackie Paper, In Flux, and Underwater New York. Her non-fiction work has been featured in many newspapers and magazines.


I was thrilled when Pamela Paul agreed to let me interview her for Late Night Conversation, because she's a person I really respect and whose career path has been an inspiration to me. Pamela is editor of the New York Times Book Review and author of The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony, Pornified, and Parenting, Inc. Most recently, she edited By the Book: Writers on Literature and t... Read more of this blog post »
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2008
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Very interesting commentary and lovely images. I did find the setting aside of an entire chapter to Perry Ellis to be a bit odd (it felt more like an article than a comfortable chapter in this book, and was the only thing that really stood out as dis ...more
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Read the whole thing in two days, so clearly it had the hook. I was surprised by how perceptive it was, and really enjoyed it.
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A cute if superficial look at what goes into making the Queen's couture wardrobe.
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Black Moon by Kenneth Calhoun
Black Moon
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A really bleak, stylistic take on the zombie genre. Especially liked the perspectives from the sleepless.
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Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
Unaccustomed Earth
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Really loved this work and was sad that finishing it meant I've finished Lahiri's oeuvre so far. Now I am anxiously awaiting her next work.
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Behind Teeth by Emily Brandt
Behind Teeth
by Emily Brandt
read in August, 2014
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Really lovely chapbook.
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Stop Wanting by Lizzie Harris
Stop Wanting
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These poems are crystal-clear and so moving in their clarity.
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Space, in Chains by Laura Kasischke
Space, in Chains
by Laura Kasischke
read in August, 2014
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Just breathtaking.
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