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Overpour

Jane Wong

Overpour

by Jane Wong

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • Nature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOver pour
    StatementJane Wong
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3623.O59775 A4 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 pages
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26977033M
    ISBN 100900575913
    ISBN 109780900575914
    LC Control Number2016946065
    OCLC/WorldCa958799445

      Jane is the first person in her family to graduate from high school, and she now holds a Ph.D. in literature. her first book of poetry, “Overpour,” is due out soon. Jane Wong Book Launch: Overpour Recommended. Hugo House First Hill First Hill Fri., Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Free. Add to iCal Add to Google Calendar Save Event. Seattle-based poet Jane.

    Most people chose this as the best definition of overpour: To pour an excessive amou See the dictionary meaning, pronunciation, and sentence examples. She is the author of Overpour from Action Books (), and How to Not Be Afraid of Everything, which is forthcoming from Alice James Books (). She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University.

      October has been a big month for Seattle poet Jane Wong. Her first full-length book of poems, Overpour, was just released on Indiana's Action Books. The book . The poems in Overpour, including this one, are also bestiaries of sorts—if a bestiary is a means of calling upon animals to see one's reflection. I seek an unromanticized (just like marriage and migration) natural world: buzzards circling around bus stops and cows ready for slaughter in a factory.


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Jane Wong's powerful first book OVERPOUR weaves together seemingly disparate topics such as war and child's play, language and exile, debt, animals and nature.

By doing so, Wong creates a space between for the reader to enter. At the same time, by creating this space, she makes a space for possibility.

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By doing so, Wong creates a space between—for the reader to enter.5/5(1). OVERPOUR Jane Wong’s first collection makes a brilliant entrance. Animal, vegetable, mineral, mothers, grandmothers, continents, bugs and blood and guts—the poems in Overpour are bodies of vibrant and vibrating matter that constellate across biography, family history, and geography.

Asian American Studies. "Jane Wong's powerful first book OVERPOUR weaves together seemingly disparate topics such as war and child's play, language and exile, debt, animals and nature. By doing so, Wong creates a space between for the reader to enter.

At the same time, by creating this space, she makes a space for possibility. Overpour, by Jane Wong Jane Wong opens Overpour with, “For years I lived this Overpour book with words / That had to do with carrion / I have learned to cast away my enemies / I have lit their insides clean.”Upon first read, the words captured me in a way I did not understand.

I wrote them down on the post-it note I use as a bookmark and took the words with me as I read the rest of the collection. Wong’s book is full of images that take on a totemic significance in their recurrence — poem after poem mentions meat and eyes, smoke and sunlight — but it is ultimately the speaker’s own family who is at the center of Overpour.

The poem “Blood” ends: A bone drops to the floor Ants gather in corners, my family gathers their faces. Throughout Overpour, Wong, time and time again, calls readers to participate in piecing the pieces together with her. She asks readers to be attentive to the feelings, events, and histories that she writes about—from her own life and the lives of others.

Praise for Overpour: “Jane Wong’s powerful first book weaves together seemingly disparate topics such as war and child’s play, language and exile, debt, animals, and nature. By doing so, Wong creates a space between—for the reader to enter.

At the same time, by. Shortlisted for the Man Booker inThe Overstory is a brilliant and passionate book about humans and their relationship to trees and the natural environment. minimal intervention mindful production Everyone loves a drink right.

What if your next round was helping the world in some small way. Over Pour was created to support boutique beverage producers who actively practice ethically or environmentally conscious liquor and beverage production.

"Jane Wong's powerful first book OVERPOUR weaves together seemingly disparate topics such as war and child's play, language and exile, debt, animals and nature. By doing so, Wong creates a space between—for the reader to enter.

At the same time, by creating this space, she makes a space for possibility. Jane Wong’s first collection makes a brilliant entrance.

Animal, vegetable, mineral, mothers, grandmothers, continents, bugs and blood and guts—the poems in Overpour are bodies of vibrant and vibrating matter that constellate across biography, family history, and geography.

"Jane Wong's powerful first book OVERPOUR weaves together seemingly disparate topics such as war and child's play, language and exile, debt, animals and nature. By doing so, Wong creates a space betwee--for the reader to enter. At the same time, by creating this. Jane Wong's powerful first book OVERPOUR weaves together seemingly disparate topics such as war and child's play, language and exile, debt, animals and nature.

By doing so, Wong creates a space between--for the reader to enter. At the same time, by creating this space, she makes a. Overpour Jane Wong.

Action (SPD, dist.), $12 trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book “The sky was so blue you could hold it/ In your hand and throw it like a bomb,” writes. Jane Wong is the author of the poetry collection Overpour(Action Books, ).

Her poems have appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, North American Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. In she was awarded the Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from The American Poetry Review. Asian American Studies. "Jane Wong's powerful first book OVERPOUR weaves together seemingly disparate topics such as war and child's play, language and exile, debt, animals and nature.

By doing so, Wong creates a space between for the reader to enter. At the same time, by creating this space, she makes a space for possibility. Overpour Jane Wong Action Books, Judging by its title alone, Jane Wong’s debut collection, Overpour, might be expected to read as one breathless confession about excess, violence, and rupture that threatens to run off the page.

It doesn’t. Instead of relying on unconventional spacing, high enjambment, or any number of visually and. This book could have been two-thirds as long and been the better for it.

I mistakenly thought the book was all short stories and if that had been the case, it would have been magical. The “short stories” were the best I have ever read. The middle allowed all the characters to develop the “tree theme” and that, too, was well s: K.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, Kirkus Reviews, and Amazon Best Book of the Year.

Now Available in Paperback. The Overstory, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of. A gripping contemporary novel that examines the American dream through the lens of two families living side by side in an idyllic neighborhood, over the course of one summer that changes their lives irrevocably, from the New York Times bestselling author of Z and A Well-Behaved Woman.

A couple ounces of overpour on a glass of beer loses you thousands of dollars per year. The harm of frequently overpouring wine or liquor is obvious – they come in smaller servings and cost much more. But beer takes up all of the real estate in its glass and the markup per ounce isn’t quite so extreme.

Still, don’t write off beer overpouring.The Overstory is a novel by Richard Powers published in by W.W. is Powers's twelfth novel. The novel is about nine Americans whose unique life experiences with trees bring them together to address the destruction of forests.