Poetry Society of New Hampshire - Ewa Chrusciel

Wednesday, January 18th, 2023, 4:30 - 6pm

Join the Poetry Society of New Hampshire for an afternoon of verse! Their poet this month is Ewa Chrusciel. Ewa Chrusciel is a poet, translator, and associate professor at Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire. She is the author of three books of poems in English--Of Annunciations, Contraband of Hoopoe, and Strata--as well as three books in Polish.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 4:30pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
Yours, Purple Gallinule By Ewa Chrusciel Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781632431103
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Published: Omnidawn - December 7th, 2022

Lyrical satire that imagines mental illnesses as various bird species.
 
Ewa Chrusciel’s fourth book in English, Yours, Purple Gallinule, playfully explores health and illness as they are culturally constructed.


Of Annunciations By Ewa Chrusciel Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430397
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Published: Omnidawn - October 3rd, 2017

In her book, Chrusciel maps the biblical event of annunciation onto the current migration crises. Annunciation becomes a symbol of the “yes” that we utter in front of reality, particularly confronted with exiles, strangers—in other words, the other. The book quivers on the brink between openness to the other and the terror the other brings out in us. What does it mean to say “yes” to a stranger?


Strata By Ewa Chrusciel, Calvin Bedient (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ewa Chrusciel, Calvin Bedient (Foreword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430564
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Published: Omnidawn - April 3rd, 2018

In Ewa Chrusciel’s first book in English, Strata, an exile’s memories are . . . at once a rapture of possession (of being possessed) and defeatingly untotalizable. Strata is . . .


Contraband of Hoopoe By Ewa Chrusciel Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781890650995
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Published: Omnidawn - October 7th, 2014

Contraband of Hoopoe explores issues of dislocation, immigration and desire. Chrusciel invents a poetics of smuggling as she crosses national, historical and linguistic borders.


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