Liminal Lines is proud to feature the phenomenal young poet Alicia Salvadeo. In this episo
Wednesday, Aug. 08, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Liminal Lines is proud to feature the phenomenal young poet Alicia Salvadeo. In this episode, Alicia reads from her newest project, Err to Narrow–a title both referring to the Verrazano tidal strait connecting the Upper and Lower Bays of New York, and an anagram for war on terror–Alicia revisits the ambiguities of sex, media culture, and 9/11 as experienced by the generation barely come of age in the early years of the new millennium.
Alicia also reads form another small project, some of which will be featured in Softblow Poetry Journal’s forthcoming November issue. This series obsesses over long physical and metaphoric distances,
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