New Exercises

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Wave Books, Dec 1, 2008 - Poetry - 81 pages
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"A writer of rare quality."-Henri MichauxLike tiny poetic word searches, these small poems reveal themselves as tightly packed aphorisms, physically manifesting themselves in the world with a wisdom that is somehow simultaneously novel and ancient.Franck Andre Jamme has published twelve books of poems and fragments since 1981, as well as numerous illustrated books. In 2005, he won the Grand Prix de Poesie de la Societe des Gens de Lettres. His work has been praised by Edmond Jabes and Rene Char and translated by John Ashbery.

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Frank André Jamme has published twelve books of poems and fragments since 1981, as well as numerous illustrated books. He has been praised by Edmond Jabés, Henri Michauax and René Char and translated by John Ashbery. He is also a specialist and curator of contemporary Indian tantric, brut and tribal arts. He lives in Paris and Burgundy. Translator Bio: Charles Borkhuis is a poet, playwright, film writer, essayist, and professor of English at Touro College. He lives in NYC. In addition to his seven volumes of poetry, Borkhuis has translated the poetry of Vyacheslav Kuritsyn, Mofei, in the forthcoming anthology Against All Odds: Chinese Poetry Today (Talisman House 2007).

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