Monday, November 24, 2008

Sharkforum Poem of the Week: "Niagara Falls: Scrapbook Three" by Kathleen Rooney posted by Simone Muench

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Poem of the Week: Kathleen Rooney's "Niagara Falls: Scrapbook Three"

Kathleen Rooney is the author of Reading with Oprah: the Book Club That Changed America (University of Arkansas, 2005) and a founding editor of Rose Metal Press. Her collaborative chapbook Something Really Wonderful, co-written with Elisa Gabbert, is available from dancing girl press, and their full-length collection That Tiny Insane Voluptuousness is available from Otoliths Books. Oneiromance (an epithalamion) is her first single-author collection of poetry, (Switchback Press, 2008).

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