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"Mouth," Lisa Chen's debut collection of poetry, gives voice to things that occur below the level of hearing or just beyond our notice--fragments of translated stories, unanswered bits of conversations, the mute assertiveness of a room. In language filled with humor, insight, and hallucinatory wit, Chen uses fables, instructions, poems carved in the loneliness of Angel Isl ...more
Paperback, 75 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Kaya Press
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This poet promised to leave a reading on my answering machine. I'm eagerly awaiting this event, moreso than the day I win Carl Kasell's voice on it...
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Lisa Chen was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She studied at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Iowa. She lives in Brooklyn and works as a freelance writer and editor.
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