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Subpress, 2002 - Poetry - 90 pages
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Poetry. Originally from the Bay Area, Jen Hofer is a poet and translator who now divides her time between Mexico City and Los Angeles. She is currently editing and translating an anthology of contemporary experimental poetry by Mexican women. Although this is Hofer's first full-length book, her poems have appeared in numerous literary magazines and helped develop her reputation for pushing the borders of experimental contemporary poetry. "this beach, pebbled and public and musicless save / for the traffic which saves, ubiquitous, no one" (from "(october)/sidewalks").

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Jen Hofer's books include LIP WOLF, a translation of lobo de labio by Laura Solorzano (Action Books, 2007), SEXOPUROSEXOVELOZ AND SEPTIEMBRE, a translation of books two and three of Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes (Counterpath Press and Kenning Editions, 2007), THE ROUTE, an epistolary and poetic collaboration with Patrick Durgin (Atelos, 2008), and a book-length series of anti-war-poem-manifestos, titled ONE (Palm Press, 2008). She lives in Los Angeles, where she is a member of the Little Fakers collective which creates and produces Sunset Chronicles, a neighborhood-based serial episodic drama populated entirely by hand-made marionettes inhabiting lost, abandoned and ghost spaces in Los Angeles (

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