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Joan Retallack

Joan Retallack is a poet and essayist with a background in philosophy and visual arts. Poetry volumes include Errata 5uite (Edge Books) chosen by Robert Creeley for a Columbia Book Award; AFTERRIMAGES (Wesleyan); How To Do Things With Words (Sun & Moon Classics); PROCEDURAL ELEGIES/WESTERN CIV CONT'D/ (Roof Books, 2010)--an Artforum Best Book of 2010, and BOSCH'D (Litmus Press, 2020). She has received a Lannan Poetry Award, a Pushcart Prize, and two Gertrude Stein Awards. Her friendship with...See more