Item description for EQUATIONS = equals (Green Integer) by Joe Ross...
In Ross' seventh book of poetry, he explores the relationship of words-Middle to Excluded, Dizzy to Morality, Language to Stump, for -example-brilliantly revealing the processes of thought and the -associative relationships of everything to everything else, of concepts to gardens to weeds to seeds to plants to addiction to matches. Winner of the 2003 Gertrude Stein Award (selected by Douglas Messerli) Ross is a magician of language.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.83" Width: 4.25" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.18 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2004
Publisher Green Integer
ISBN 1931243611 ISBN13 9781931243612
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More About Joe Ross
Joe Ross is the author of over twelve books of poetry, most recently, 1000 FOLDS (Chax Press, 2014), WORDLICK (Green Integer Press, 2011) and STRATA (Dusie Press, 2008). He has also published Fractured // Connections..., bilingual Italian/English (La Camera Verde Press) and EQUATIONS = EQUALS (Green Integer Press, 2004). Former Literary Editor of the arts bi-monthly The Washington Review from 1991-1997, and co-founder of both the In Your Ear reading series in Washington, D.C. and the Beyond the Page reading series in San Diego, California, he received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award for his poetry in 1997 and is a three time winner of the Gertrude Stein Poetry Award (2003, 2005, and 2006). He presently resides in Paris.
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Excellent! Jan 31, 2007
I came across Ross's work when my roommate went to a random poetry reading of his in Paris. I was thumbing through her copy of this book when I was unexpectedly struck by the talent this man has for words. I must admit, I'm not a poetry connoisseur by any means, but his style reminds me of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" a little bit. Very stream of consciousness with a unique way of jumbling words together to produce an end product that really moves you. I am rarely inspired by poetry (which is maybe why I don't read much of it), but this work definitely got to me. I highly recommend checking this out!