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In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass Economy
Daniel Borzutzky

2015 • 120 pp. 5 x 8"
Poetry - American

$16.95 Paperback, 978-1-937658-33-5

This riveting new book of powerful poetry continues the author's investigation into the political and social violence of our times

Daniel Borzutzky, whose work Eileen Myles calls “violent, perverse, tender,” offers a bracing new book that confronts violent action, from state sponsored torture and the bombing of civilians and other “non-essential personnel” to the collapse of the global economy, the barbarism of corporate greed, data fascism, and the deaths of immigrants attempting to cross borders. His book confronts the various horrors of our contemporary landscape through a poetry that literalizes violence, that seeks to find emotional connection and personal meaning in a world that is always exploding.

DANIEL BORZUTZKY’S previous books include The Book of Interfering Bodies and The Ecstasy of Capitulation. His poetry translations include Raúl Zurita’s The Country of Planks and Song for his Disappeared Love, and Jaime Luis Huenún’s Port Trakl. His work has been recognized by grants from the PEN American Center and the National Endowment for the Arts. He lives in Chicago and teaches at Wright College of the City Colleges of Chicago.

Tue, 15 May 2018 13:31:06 -0500