Trinity University Press

Marianne Boruch

Marianne Boruch’s poetry collections include The Book of Hours and Grace, Fallen from. Her eighth—Cadaver, Speak—is forthcoming from Copper Canyon. In addition to In the Blue Pharmacy she’s written Poetry’s Old Air and a memoir, The Glimpse Traveler. Among her awards are Pushcart Prizes, a Fulbright/Visiting Professorship at the University of Edinburgh, fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and residencies from the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center and Isle Royale National Park. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Poetry, the Paris Review, the American Poetry Review, the Yale Review, and the London Review of Books. She teaches at Purdue University and in the low-residency MFA program at Warren Wilson College.

In the Blue Pharmacy

Celebrated poet and essayist Marianne Boruch ponders poets and poetry, examining how the imagination works with mystery and surprise in a variety of writers. Combining a richly associative style with original insights on poetic texts, she brings in material from other worlds—among them, science and music—to demonstrate the myriad ways we transform experience and knowledge. The sixteen essays...

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