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Jason Kirk

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Jason Kirk is the author of "A Fabulous Hag in Purple on the Moor," "Reverb," and "The Other Whites in South Africa," as well as the composer of "The Mirror of Simple Souls," an opera collaboration with librettist and poet Anne Carson. He received his Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from the University of Michigan, and his writing awards include Hopwood Major and Minor Poetry Prizes. His recent work has appeared in the anthologies "WA129," "Footsteps: Poems for Homeless veterans," and "Phantasma: Stories."

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Introducing WA129

TODAY MARKS THE OFFICIAL RELEASE of WA129, a new poetry anthology edited by Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshal and published by Sage Hill Press. To commemorate Washington's 129th year, the collection includes poems by 129 poets from our great state, including Sherman Alexie, Tom Robbins, Heather McHugh, yours truly, and many more. That's some pretty luminous company for me. (In fact it's a Read more of this blog post »
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Jason Kirk New haiku published in Synaesthesia Magazine's "Science & Numbers" Issue. (Hint: it's about fetuses eating each other.) This UK-based arts magazine displays beautifully on desktop and mobile devices. See page 52-3: http://www.joomag.com/magazine/synaes...


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