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Landon Godfrey

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Landon Godfrey is the recipient of a 2013 Regional Artist Project Grant and a 2011-2012 North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship. In selecting her first book, "Second-Skin Rhinestone-Spangled Nude Soufflé Chiffon Gown," for the Cider Press Review Book Award, David St. John writes, “Never has the sumptuous materiality of language felt more seductive than in Landon Godfrey’s remarkable debut collection, 'Second-Skin Rhinestone-Spangled Nude Soufflé Chiffon Gown.' These exquisite poems are both sensually compelling and intellectually rigorous—a rare feat indeed. The iridescence of this marvelous volume continues to glow long after one has turned out the lights.” Printed at Asheville BookWorks, a limited edition letterpress chapbook, "In t ...more

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Madame Bovary
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Landon Landon said: " Rereading "Madame Bovary," this time in Lydia Davis's translation. Rereading "Madame Bovary" before rereading "In Search of Lost Time" because Flaubert influenced Proust. "

 

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date: April 15, 2013 07:30PM
location: The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church Street, Asheville, NC, The United States
description: POETRY AT THE ALTAMONT is a reading series for poets and poetry lovers commencing on the third Monday of each month at seven o’clock in the evening at The Altamont Theatre in downtown Asheville. The event consists of a reading by the feature poet followed by an open microphone, for which readers may sign up and recite one or two short pieces. During the open portion of the event, we encourage new voices and accomplished poets alike to share what they have been working on, a space where writers h ...more
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Overdressed by Elizabeth L. Cline
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Good information. Not good prose: cutesy and frequently repetitive. Written from POV of fashion novice and cheap clothing buyer, which makes sense for this book but is a dissatisfying way in to the topic; I don't need to be convinced of the soundness ...more
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75460 The Year of Reading Proust — 1558 members — last activity Jan 10, 2016 06:53AM
2013 was the year for reading—or re-reading—Marcel Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu or In Search of Lost Time for many of us. However, these thr ...more



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