Wednesday, June 10, 2009

PWP Announces A New Chapbook by Carol Wierzbicki

TOP TEEN GREATEST HITS by Carol Wierzbicki
Poems by
Carol Wierzbicki
ISBN 978-0-9817678-7-1
(soft cover/15 pp.)
$8.00 (+ $1.50 S&H)
June 2009

Wierzbicki's poems are like early Corso, before the Beats, when he got straight to the point quickly, with great beauty. Her words carry the necessary freight with terrific speed and economy--look how spare and yet terribly lovely "Dorothy's Poem" is--it breaks your heart with absolute efficiency. If poetry is to proceed into the future with any sort of relevancy, this is one way it might do so.--RON KOLM, co-author of Neo Phobe (with Jim Feast)

Carol WierzbickiPhoto Credit: Pieter van Hattem

Carol Wierzbicki
has run poetry reading series at ABC No Rio and elsewhere in New York City. Her work has been published in Long Shot, The Cafe Review, Public Illumination, and Evergreen Review, and in the Unbearables anthologies Unbearables (1995), Crimes of the BeatsHelp Yourself! (2002), published by Autonomedia. She also is an editor of the Unbearables anthology, The Worst Book I Ever Read (Autonomedia). She compiled and edited Stories from the Infirmary (Universal Publishers, 1999), an anthology of fiction and poetry on chronic illness. Her book reviews have appeared in The Brooklyn Rail and American Book Review.

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