Mark Yakich

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Biography

Mark Yakich's most recent books are Poetry: A Survivor's Guide published by Bloomsbury in 2015 and The Dangerous Book of Poetry for Planes published by Eyewear in 2017. He teaches at Loyola University and edits New Orleans Review.

 

 


Schedule

10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor Capitol View Room
Reading
Louisiana Poets, Part I

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


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The Dangerous Book of Poetry for Planes

The Dangerous Book of Poetry for Planes is both crystal clear and unfathomable—its voices are both as familiar as a next door neighbor’s voice and as alien as a next door neighbor’s life, and the comforts the poems offer are impossible comforts: “I look down and feel / Like a weed // A wind slips through.” The Dangerous Book of Poetry for Planes speaks to the impossible world the world has become. – Shane McCrae

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