AVAILABLE NOW: Duncan Canal, Alaska by Gayle Lauradunn. This is a chapbook-length poem set in 1960’s Alaska. Lauradunn’s lines are taut and charged with sex and bears in a place “where mist and pine cones drip”.
DUNCAN CANAL, ALASKA ~ By Gayle Lauradunn~ $5.00
This chapbook contains 1 poem in 14 parts and 4 drawings
Dimensions: 3 3/8ths inches by 5 inches
Here’s a look inside:
Gayle Lauradunn‘s debut collection of poetry Reaching for Air was a finalist for the First Best Book of Poetry Award by the Texas Institute of Letters. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including Zone 3, Connecticut River Review, Mas Tequila Review, Tsunami, Sin Fronteras/Without Borders, and anthologies including Mother Earth (Sierra Books), Veils, Halos and Shackles :International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women, Bearing the Mask: Southwestern Persona Poems, Mycoepithalamia: Mushroom Wedding Poems, and others. Three of her poems are included in the exhibit “Dirt” at the University of Puget Sound. She served as the co-organizer of the first National Women’s Multi-Cultural Poetry Festival held in 1974 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. As part of an editorial collective, she produced Chomo-Uri, a women’s literary and arts journal. She served on the committee that selected Albuquerque’s first two poet laureates. From 2014-2016 she served as Chair of the Albuquerque Chapter of the NMSPS.