The Book of Frank by CA CONRAD


Winner of the 2009 Gil Ott Book Award, this expanded edition of THE BOOK OF FRANK features additional “Frank” poems and an essay by Eileen Myles.

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Praised by poet Anne Waldman as a “voyeuresque surreal portrait,” THE BOOK OF FRANK is also, in the words of poet-critic Alan Gilbert, a “candid portrayal of human cruelty and its resultant fantasies of escape.”

CAConrad is the author of WHILE STANDING IN LINE FOR DEATH (Wave Books, 2017), ECODEVIANCE (Wave Books, 2014), A BEAUTIFUL MARSUPIAL AFTERNOON: NEW (SOMA)TICS (Wave Books, 2012), THE BOOK OF FRANK (Wave Books, 2010/Chax Press, 2009), Advanced Elvis Course (Soft Skull Press, 2009), (SOMA)TIC MIDGE (Faux Press, 2008), Deviant Propulsion (Soft Skull Press, 2006), and a collaboration with poet Frank Sherlock titled THE CITY REAL & IMAGINED (Factory School, 2010). A 2014 Lannan Fellow, a 2013 MacDowell Fellow, and a 2011 Pew Fellow, CAConrad also conducts workshops on (Soma)tic poetry and Ecopoetics. ECODEVIANCE was the winner of the 2015 Believer Magazine Book Award.

The Book of Frank by CA CONRAD
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