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Jill Magi

Poetry $150
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Excerpt

"I follow museum workers down hallways until they slip into the walls,out of my quiet, freedom, thoughts, and a little sad.For an afternoon, rooms to learn turn into spirals and atriums. Businessoffices are invisible, away in a wing. they carry keys as I remain,"Close ˆ

About the Author

Jill Magi
Jill Magi is the author of Cadastral Map (forthcoming, Shearsman), Torchwood (Shearsman), Threads (Futurepoem), as well as the chapbooks Die for love, furlough (In Edit Mode Press), Confidence and Autonomy (Ink Press), Poetry Barn Barn! (2nd Avenue), Cadastral Map (Portable Press), and numerous small, handmade books. Her essays have been anthologized in The Eco-Language Reader (Portable Press/Nightboat Books) and Letters to Poets (Saturnalia Books), and visual works have been exhibited at the Textile Arts Center, the Brooklyn Arts Council, apexart, and Pace University. In 2011, she was an artist-in-residence at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, and she was a writer-in-residence with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in 2006-07. Jill runs Sona Books, a chapbook press, and for her small press work she was recognized by Poets & Writers magazine as among the 50 most inspiring authors in 2010.