Munster Literature Centre
Ionad Litríochta an Deisceart



Parturition by Heather Treseler

Southword Editions, 36 pages
ISBN: 978-1-905002-70-2


Heather Treseler’s poems appear in Cincinnati Review, Harvard Review, Missouri Review, PN Review, and the Journal of the American Medical Association, and her essays about poetry appear in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Boston Review, and in six books about American poetry. She is an associate professor of English and the Presidential Fellow for Art, Education, and Community at Worcester State University and a Visiting Scholar at the Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center.

“It has been years since I have read a new poet of such rhetorical sophistication and mastery. Wow. One thinks of the young Robert Lowell. Rhetorical mastery fueled by fury and necessity. Agony shaped and released by intelligence, by art. A breathtaking debut.” – Frank Bidart