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Beasts for the Chase: Poems

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“Her poems make vivid what has become dusty, and return us to, as real art does, the brilliance of initial perception.”—Jane Hirshfield

“The mythmaking in these poems is fierce and wildly original—this is a thrilling new poetic voice.”—Nick Flynn

Monica Ferrell was born in 1975 in India. A former Discovery/The Nation prizewinner and Wallace Stegner Fellow, she currently teac
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Paperback, 88 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Sarabande Books
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"You keep running from yourself reflected in black pools
While the Horned One waits for you, Lord of Beasts." (From "The Antelope Chase")

Same, girl
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"Closer reading revealed a surprisingly modern, beguiling persona, and it was in this second reading that the real pleasures of the book emerged..."

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"Somewhere in this world I will understand my life." Ferrell's work is rustic and wound heavily in myth and history of times long past.
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Anyone with a poem called "Knut Hamsun's Night of Fire" has my undying devotion.
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A darkly exuberant debut novel tracing the rise and fall of a teenage impresario at the zenith of the New York club scene."
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