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Hecate Lochia by Hoa Nguyen


Hecate Lochia by Hoa Nguyen
Product Description:
Poetry. Asian American Studies. In Hoa's Nguyen's HECATE LOCHIA tutelary spirits and local elements find their articulation in the found object-poems of a ritualized domesticity. These poems track with immediacy the various roles and pressures--of motherhood, marriage, keeping house, work and writing--that become the occasions in which to celebrate the phenomenal world.
Biography the Author:
Hoa Nguyen (born 1967) is an American poet. Born in Vinh Long, near Saigon, in 1967, Hoa Nguyen grew up in the Washington D.C. area and studied poetry at New College of California in San Francisco. She now lives in Austin, Texas where she leads the Teachers & Writers Collaborative's Virtual Poetry Workshop. She co-edits Skanky Possum, a book imprint and journal, with her husband Dale Smith, and curates a monthly reading series in Austin. Her poems have been published in various journals and in An Anthology of New (American) Poets (Talisman House, 1998). She is the author of Dark (1998), Parrot Drum (Leroy, 2000), Your Ancient See Through (Sub Press, 2002) and Red Juice (Effing, 2005).
About the Hecate Lochia:
Poetry. In Hoa's Nguyen's HECATE LOCHIA tutelary spirits and local elements find their articulation in the found object-poems of a ritualized domesticity. These poems track with immediacy the various roles and pressures--of motherhood, marriage, keeping house, work and writing that become the occasions in which to celebrate the phenomenal world.
Publisher: Hot Whiskey Press
Date: March 25, 2009