Averill Curdy was born in the Pacific Northwest, where she worked as an arts administrator and in the software industry. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Rona Jaffe Foundation, among others, and her poems have appeared widely in both the United States and England. She lives in Chicago and teaches at Northwestern University.
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A lush, lyrical debut from a vibrant new poetic voice
A sparrow like a “fumbled punch line” is lost in an airport; a man translating Ovid is transfigured by...