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Crosses and Angels: Poets Respond to Roadside Images


Sarah Cortez is the editor of "Vanishing Points: Poems and Photographs of Texas Roadside Memorials," which was awarded the International Latino Book Award and named a Southwest Book of the Year. The book features poems by Cortez and Jack Bedell. Assistive listening devices available.


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Jack Bedell

Jack B. Bedell, poet laureate of Louisiana, is the author of many poetry collections including "Revenant," "Elliptic," "Bone-Hollow," "True: New & Selected Poems" and "What Passes for Love." He is an English professor and coordinator of Creative Writing at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he also edits Louisiana Literature and directs the Louisiana Literature Press....

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Sarah Cortez

Sarah Cortez's collections of poems include "How to Undress a Cop," winner of the PEN Texas Literary Award, "Cold Blue Steel," "Goodbye, Mexico: Poems of Remembrance," winner of the International Latino Book Award, "Against Sky's Warm Belly" and "Vanishing Points: Poems and Photographs of Texas Roadside Memorials....

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Books:
Against Sky's Warm Belly
Sarah Cortez
Poetry
Texas Review Press
December 2016
ISBN 1680031090
200 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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The poems of Sarah Cortez flex lean muscles to build lyric intensity and a gripping edginess often backlit by an incandescent, controlled eroticism. More/less

Vanishing Points
Sarah Cortez
Poetry
Texas Review Press
December 2016
ISBN 9781680031010
160 pages
$22.95, INSTORE
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Along Texas roadways rest thousands of contemplative shrines, usually marked by small, white metal crosses. More/less

Revenant
Jack Bedell


November 2016
ISBN 9780692720639
40 pages
$10.00, INSTORE
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