Fluid States

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price:  $17.95
isbn:  9780807170595
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pages:  108

A collection of lyric essays that considers the way subjects, stories, facts, and memories are as interconnected as streams in a watershed, Fluid StatesĀ explores the interlocking issues created by the oilfields of North Dakota, the ephemerality of perfume, canning tomatoes, a fungus that infects and transforms mushrooms, and being the focus of internet hate. Short essays that present delightfully surprising facts with elegantly lyric language, her pieces all share underlying currents that question assumptions about gender, violence, reason, and intuition.

About Heidi Czerwiec
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Heidi Czerwiec is a poet and essayist, the author of the collection Conjoining with Sable Books, and the editor of North Dakota Is Everywhere: An Anthology of Contemporary North Dakota Poets. She holds an MFA from UNC-Greensboro and a PhD from the University of Utah, and was a professor for twelve years before absconding to Minneapolis, where she is an editor for Poetry City, USA and for Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, and mentors with the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop.