Poets & Writers

TINA CARLSON

Age: Sixty-four. Residence: Albuquerque, New Mexico. Book: Ground, Wind, This Body (University of New Mexico Press, March), a poetry collection exploring the vestiges of war and redemption as a traumatized soldier returns home from WWII carrying a legacy of violence and abuse. Editor: James Ayers. Agent: None.

I WATCHED Lucille Clifton, well into her fifties, perform: “these hips are mighty hips.

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