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Entering the House of Awe
Susanna Childress

Green Rose Series

New Issues Poetry & Prose
2011 • 85 pp. 7 x 9 3/4"

$15.00 Paperback, 978-1-936970-00-1

“Childress requires our trust to enter this book, yanking us around blind corners, pulling up short and changing scenery until she finally unveils the gripping and guttural truth that leaves us in jaw-wide wonder.”—Kristin George Bagdanov, Ruminate

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“There are rough truths and beauty buried in Entering the House of Awe, and Susanna Childress fearlessly delves that dark terrain inside her sometimes difficult subjects, re-emerging with new vision both surprising and luminescent.”—Dorianne Laux


Winner of the Society of Midland Authors Award (2012)

SUSANNA CHILDRESS holds a Master’s from The University of Texas at Austin and a PhD from Florida State University. Her first book, Jagged with Love, was awarded the Brittingham Prize in Poetry from the University of Wisconsin and the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award from the University of Southern Illinois-Carbondale. She has received an AWP Intro Journals Award, the National Career Award in Poetry from the National Society of Arts and Letters, and a Lilly post-doctoral fellowship. She lives in Holland, Michigan.

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