13th out of 48 books — 5 voters
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 30, 2013 Rebecca rated it 4 of 5 stars
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's first collection of poems, PRETTY TILT, was released by Keyhole Press in 2012. She received her BA from the University of Maryland and her MFA from New Mexico State University. Her chapbook, MEET THE LAVENDERS, appeared in 2011 from Birds of Lace. She works as a teacher and freelance writer, and is in the process of becoming certified as a birth doula.More about Carrie Murphy...