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A Gathering of Matter/A Matter of Gathering
Dawn Lundy Martin’s work is neither language poetry, which rejects the speaking subject, nor strictly lyric, which embraces the speaking “I.” It might best be described as poetry where, in the words of Juliana Spahr, “the lyric meets language”--both an investigation into the opacity of language and the expression of a passionate speaker who struggles to speak ...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by University of Georgia Press
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Aug 25, 2010 Poets.org from the Academy of American Poets added it
Prepare for the 2010 Poets Forum in New York City (October 28-30) by reading Martin's newest book of poetry, and check out the Poets Forum 2010 bookshelf for the latest collections by each of the poets participating in the Poets Forum. Happy reading!
Dawn Lundy Martin received her MA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and her PhD in literature at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, with a dissertation titled, “Saying I Am: Contemporary Experimentalism and Subjectivity in Poetry by Myung Mi Kim, Marlene Nourbese Philip, Claudia Rankine, and Harryette Mullen.” Her book: A Gathering of Matter/A Matter of Gathering: Poems ...moreMore about Dawn Lundy Martin...