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Satellite Convulsions: Poems from Tin House

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Satellite Convulsions: Poems from Tin House celebrates Tin HouseMagazine's commitment to publishing innovative contemporary poetry by both established and emerging poets.

Tin House has established itself as one of the most exciting, eclectic, and popular literary magazines in America. The Village Voice declared that Tin House "may very well represent the future of literary
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Paperback, 250 pages
Published December 30th 2008 by Tin House Books (first published November 1st 2008)
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Jennifer Collins
Jun 13, 2013 Jennifer Collins rated it it was amazing
Tin House is one of only two literary journals that I always keep subscriptions for, no matter how tight my budget. The content is always fresh, interesting, and well worth the read. And, though they publish quite a bit more fiction than poetry, the poetry that they do publish is top-quality and never disappoints. As might be expected, then, this collection is a wonderful anthology of poems from across their years, and contains some of my favorite poems and favorite authors. Any reader of poems ...more
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Recommends it for: Tin House fans
I can't say this is a fair grading of this collection of poems, as I did speed-read through the poems. I did come out becoming a Donald Halls admirer. "Pond Afternoons" could not be any more relevant to these hot, humid Summer days.
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Brenda Shaughnessy was born in Okinawa, Japan, in 1970 and grew up in Southern California. She received her B.A. in literature and women's studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and she earned an M.F.A. at Columbia University.

She is the author of Human Dark with Sugar (Copper Canyon Press, 2008), winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Interior with
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