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Maureen Thorson lives in Washington, D.C, where she tries to write poems and save the nation's steel mills from unfairly traded imports, and runs the smallest press in the world, Big Game Books. Her first book full-length book of poems, Applies to Oranges, is now available from Ugly Duckling Presse.

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Applies to Oranges

4.21 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2011
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Twenty Questions for the Dr...

4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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My Resignation

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2014
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The Woman, The Mirror, The Eye

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Novelty Act

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2004
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The Spectacle of Meat

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Mayport

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from On 'On Dreams'

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The Grid Book by Hannah B Higgins
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This book is a constant revelation of facts. As it explores the creation of the grid and its use in both ancient and modern life, it covers everything from bricks to bookkeeping to the revolution in modern commerce created by standardized shipping co ...more
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Class by Paul Fussell
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Just got started on this. The idea of class is uncomfortable, even as you start to sickeningly recognize the kinds of things that the author writes about as actually being markers of social and economic class. A mix of high and low diction and cantan ...more
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The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
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Torchwood by Jill Magi
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I really like the third section, a series of sonnets on growing up as a seventh-day adventist. The remaining work is in a far different style, and didn't grab me as much. My brain may just be in the mood for the declarative, though. Wouldn't be the f ...more
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Debbie by Lisa Robertson
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I love poetry that plays off the idea of Roman/Greek writing, and this is no exception. The only drawback, I think, is that the combination of high-flown latinate words, labyrinthine grammar, and surrealist imagery/ideas would work better for me if i ...more
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In a Landscape of Having to Repeat by Martha Ronk
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I am really into the section called "In the Vicinity," which consists of thirty-odd linked prose poems. Having trouble getting into the rest right now...
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The Men by Lisa Robertson
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