Christina Pugh

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Christina Pugh’s fifth book of poems, Stardust Media, was recently awarded the Juniper Prize for Poetry and is forthcoming in 2020 from the University of Massachusetts Press.  She is also the author of four previous books of poems, including Perception (Four Way Books, 2017), which was named one of the best poetry books of 2017 by Chicago Review of Books; and Grains of the Voice (Northwestern University Press, 2013).  Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, Yale Review, and many other publications. She has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in poetry, as well as fellowships and awards from the Poetry Society of America, the Illinois Arts Council, the Bogliasco Foundation, and others.  She is Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and consulting editor for Poetry.

  • But the Avant-Garde

    did find ways to wear TV as clothing--the monitors,
  • La Bagatelle | Method | Dream Glance

    in cursive yellow hung above
  • SINGER | LOTUS CROSS-DRESS |

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  • Imagined Corners

    At the corner where the transept cuts the nave,