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2015 Foreword INDIES Winner

Poetry (Adult Nonfiction)

Many Small Fires

2015 INDIES Winner
Silver, Poetry (Adult Nonfiction)
Contributor(s)
Charlotte Pence
Publisher
Black Lawrence Press
ISBN-13
978-1-62557-918-8
Publication Date
Feb 15, 2015
Pages
98
Price
$13.95
Tags
#silver
#poetry
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In her first collection, Pence addresses her father’s schizophrenia and chronic homelessness through the larger evolutionary story of the human species. Questions about how we came to create communities and homes play out against more intimate questions of the speaker’s strange community and roving home. As the book moves from the speaker’s childhood in Georgia to her travels in Flores, Indonesia, we begin to understand a complex relationship between two people locked together by family.

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