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Outlaws, Renegades & Saints: Diary of a Mixed-Up Half Breed
Fiction. "OUTLAWS, RENEGADES AND SAINTS is an explosion of talent and imagination. The language sizzles, the images are burned into memory, the living and the dead are conversing in this powerful first book"-Susan Power.
Paperback, 104 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Greenfield Review Press
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Tiffany Midge is a poet for our times. The fractured life she brings to the page in her poems is the fractured life we are all in denial of, the one we muffle with consumerism. As with her helpless mallard in "Mercy Killing," we are too disconnected even to notice the swinging ax coming our way. She insists we look full on at the blood and tragedy of America's past and present. She tricks us into doing this with language, with whispered perjoratives like tiny, angry notes, the paper folded over ...more
Poet Tiffany Midge is the author of the chapbook Guiding the Stars to Their Campfire, Driving the Salmon to Their Beds (Gazoobi Tales); the full-length poetry collection Outlaws, Renegades and Saints: Diary of a Mixed-Up Halfbreed (Greenfield Review Press, 1996), winner of the Diane Decorah Memorial Poetry Award; the collection, The Woman Who Married a Bear (The University of New Mexico Press, 201 ...more