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by Carrie Murphy (Goodreads Author)
Pretty Tilt examines sex, feminism and gender roles through the lens of early-21st century girlhood. Influenced by both the Gurlesque and by post-confessionalism, these poems focus an unflinching eye on the strange, ugly, and beautiful paradoxes of growing up female.
Paperback, 57 pages
Published April 10th 2012 by Keyhole Press
(first published April 3rd 2012)
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Aug 15, 2013 Rebecca rated it really liked it
I liked this poetry collection a lot, but in the absence of the will to write about it, I'll direct you to "Just The Tip"--which I wrote about on Structure and Style.
Carrie Murphy is the author of the poetry collections FAT DAISIES (Big Lucks, 2015) and PRETTY TILT (Keyhole Press, 2012) as well as the chapbook, MEET THE LAVENDERS (Birds of Lace, 2011). She received an MFA from New Mexico State University. Originally from Baltimore, MD, Carrie works as a teacher, freelance writer, and doula in Albuquerque, NM, where she is a member of the Dirt City Writers coll ...moreMore about Carrie Murphy...