fraud on my Visa, sleep
off to the side like a wonder, or
a shadow of cloud on the stream
Gillian Conoley was born in Austin Texas, where, on its rural outskirts, her father and mother owned and operated a radio station.
She is the author of seven collections of poetry, including PEACE (http://www.omnidawn.com/products-page/current/gillian-conoleypeace/), THE PILOT GENIE, PROFANE HALO, LOVERS IN THE USED WORLD, and TALL STRANGER, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Her work has received the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize from The American Poetry Review, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and a Fund for Poetry Award. Her poems have been anthologized widely, most recently in W.W. Norton's Postmodern American Poetry, Norton's American Hybrid, and Best American Poetry.
A poet, editor, and translator, Conoley has taught as a visiting writer at University of Denver, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Tulane University, and Vermont College.
Her translations of Henri Michaux, THOUSAND TIMES BROKEN: THREE BOOKS BY HENRI MICHAUX, appeared in City Lights in 2014.
Editor and founder of Volt, she is Professor and Poet-in-Residence at Sonoma State University. She lives with her family in a small town just north of San Francisco.
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