Categories: 2000-2009, Imagery, Personification, Poetry, Women Authors
From: Lisa Robertson’s Magenta Soul Whip
Draft of a Voice-Over for Split-Screen Video Loop – The Stricture – About 1836 – A Modest Treatise – On Painting
Poet and essayist Lisa Robertson has held residencies at the California College of the Arts, Cambridge University; University of California, Berkeley; UC San Diego; and American University of Paris. Her books include Cinema of the Present, Debbie: An Epic (nominated for the Governor General's Award in Canada), The Men, The Weather, R's Boat (poetry) and Occasional Works and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture (essays). Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip (Coach House) was named one of The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010, and was longlisted for the 2011 Warwick Prize for Writing. She currently lives in France.