Item description for Fragment of the Head of a Queen: Poems by Cate Marvin...
"Fragment of the Head of a Queen makes it clear why Cate Marvin is becoming one of our essential poets."-Rodney Jones
Cate Marvin's new poems, their wrought music, unblinking focus, and hard-edged sensuality, are wreathed with an entirely different silence than her first collection. The brokenness and loss of the fragmented queen-seeming to rise up through centuries-is their tutelary spirit.
Cate Marvin is the author of World's Tallest Disaster, awarded the 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize by Robert Pinsky and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award (2002). She teaches creative writing in Staten Island, New York.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2007
Publisher Sarabande Books
ISBN 1932511512 ISBN13 9781932511512
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More About Cate Marvin
Marvin's first book, World's Tallest Disaster, was awarded the 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize by Robert Pinksy (Sarabande 2001). In 2002, she received the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, Fence, Georgia Review, Slate, and The Kenyon Review. She is a creative writing professor at the College of Staten Island.