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The Bosses
Sebastian Agudelo

2017 • 80 pp. 5 1/2 x 7 1/2"
Poetry / Poetry - American / Poetry - Hispanic American

$16.00 Paperback, 978-0-9899797-4-0

“Agudelo’s work is an astute poetic engagement with power.”
Publishers Weekly

Agudelo’s newest turns his keen eye onto the elusive creatures who watch over us

Agudelo’s books have always been concerned with the relationship between worker and consumer, whether in the kitchens or in the neighborhood, but in The Bosses, his spectacular third outing, Agudelo’s sharp focus finally lands on the seen and unseen authority figures who dictate the boundaries of our lives, contemplating power structures from the current managerial culture to a historical exploration of the role that authority plays in our lives.

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“Do you sometimes lament the lack of world in some contemporary poetry? Then read this. It will show you some contemporary world to lament.”—Zach Savich

SEBASTIAN AGUDELO is the author of two books of poetry, Each Chartered Street and To The Bone, which was selected by Mark Doty as the winner of the 2008 Saturnalia Book Prize. His poems have appeared in the Nation, Antioch Review, the Manchester Review, Boston Review Online, At Length magazine, and elsewhere. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and daughter.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:40:59 -0500