If Anton Chekhov returned as a modern-day poet, Richard Hoffman would be his name. His poems reverberate with the same lucid witness and precision. Bridging histories local and cultural, they draw on literary traditions while simultaneously heralding experiment and invention. Both rooted and transcendent, Emblem is a marvelous new book. - Terrance Hayes, author of National Book Award winner, Lighthead
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Canarium Books will release Darcie Dennigan’s second collection, Madame X, in April 2012. Dennigan’s first books, Corinna A-Maying the Apocalypse, was the 2008 Poets Out Loud prize winner, chosen by Alice Fulton and published by Fordham University Press. She is the recipient of a 2011 RISCA fellowship, a Discovery/The Nation award, and the Cecil B. Hemley Award from the Poetry Society of America.
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Schapira is the author of TOWN (Factory School, Heretical Texts, 2010), and several chapbooks from Flying Guillotine Press, Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, Cy Gist Press, Rope-a-Dope Press, and horse less press. Another full-length collection, How We Saved the City, is forthcoming in 2012 from Stockport Flats. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, where she co-curates the Publicly Complex Reading Series.