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Paula Cisewski is the author of Ghost Fargo, selected by Franz Wright for the Nightboat Poetry Prize, Upon Arrival, and of three chapbooks. A Jerome grant and MSAB Grant recipient, her poems appear regularly in literary magazines such as Matter Monthly; Cant; Poetry City, USA; Forklift, OH; H_NGM_N; A Handsome Journal; The BOMBlog; Burnside Review; REVOLUTIONesque; Everyday Genius; and failbetter.com.

While raising her son and earning her BA from St. Catherine's University and her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, Paula worked in warehouses, was a mosaic artist mentor to Minneapolis teens, owned a coffee shop, and waited one million tables around the Twin Cities. Currently, she teaches, co-concocts JoyFace Poetry & Arts events, co-
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Here aretwo journals and an anthologyin whichI haverecently felt giddyabout seeing some of my newwork included:

1. CONDUIT #25: Failing Famously
2. Water-Stone Review's Issue #17
3. Privacy Policy:The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics

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Upon Arrival
4.51 of 5 stars 4.51 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2006
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message 8: by Tom

Tom Wiseman Hi Paula,

Thanks for accepting my friend request.
If you would ever like to promote your book on my blog or website, please let me know. I'm always up for doing favors for other authors.

Talk with you soon,
Tom M. Wiseman


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Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.


Daniel
Paula - just added your new e-book Or Else What Asked The Flame to my to-read list.

Keep writing 'em!


Sundang Saputra Hi Paula... thanks for being my friend


message 4: by Jamal

Jamal  khaled hi my friend
thanks


message 3: by Daniel (last edited Feb 06, 2008 09:09AM)

Daniel Folks, after reading Paula's reviews, I learned something: Neither Paula nor I will let you borrow any of our favorite books anymore.

I wish you the best of literary experiences, Paula.

btw I've added your books Upon arrival and How birds Work to my to-read list.


Andrew hiya!


Simone Hi Paula--
Thanks for the lovely note! I just ordered your book and look forward to reading it! If you ever read in Chicago, be sure to let me know.

Simone


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