October 6, 2014|
Leak by Kate Hargreaves
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Welcome to Kate Hargreaves'' Leak, where the relationship between language and the body lives in the bumps and bruises that in turn become new ways of understanding the borders and leaks of our everyday existence. In Leak, bodies lose pieces and fall apart, while words slip out of place and letters drop away. Emergency room signage becomes incomprehensible, the census requests bodily measurements, a cyclist confuses oil with her own blood. This visceral deconstruction of the body and its multiple representations tests the boundaries of body politics -- pathologically, emotionally, and lyrically.
Kate Hargreaves is a writer and roller derby skater. Her first book, Talking Derby: Stories from a Life on Eight Wheels (2012), is a collection of short prose vignettes inspired by women''s flat-track roller derby. Her poetry has been published in literary journals across North America, including Descant , filling Station, The Purit...
Product dimensions:112 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:112 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.25 in
Published:October 6, 2014
Publisher:Book*hug Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771660563

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