Old Firehouse Books is delighted to welcome poets Alyse Knorr and Kate Partridge to the store! They will be celebrating their latest books Ardor and Thine on Thursday, October 26th at 6pmMT. This event will be taking place at the store. Readers will have the chance to say hi to these amazing authors and have their books signed. Books can be purchased in advance of the event, or on the day of.
More about Ardor:
At the intersections of eco-poetics and queer family-building, Ardor moves across the political and natural landscapes of Alaska, Colorado, and the deep American South. These poems meditate on love and motherhood in the context of environmental crisis, foregrounding the domestic in a quest to continually re-imagine a hopeful future.
More about Thine:
THINE explores shifting iterations of the poetic self, both in body and in perspective, within the context of rapidly changing landscapes in the American West. The book’s observational approach draws together ecopoetics with art and myth, turning a skeptical eye toward predictions of both apocalypse and hope. In conversation with artistic renderings of and against the self in the West–Agnes Martin’s grids, Willa Cather’s letters, Walter di Maria’s The Lightning Field –these poems find beauty in the impermanence of land, animals, and people. THINE meditates, with affectionate irony, on what it means to make new lives in the midst of the unknown.
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