Synopses & Reviews
Musca Domestica is the common housefly. And housefly is exactly the right metaphor for this poet: from the ordinary things of life--illegible postcards, a view of a hillside wind turbine, and the quiet day spent a home--Christine Hume's poems take flight into a realm of dizzying invention and abundance. This is poetry that rewards the reader's efforts with riches.
Winner of the 1999 Barnard New Women Poets Prize
About the Author
Christine Hume's poetry has appeared in The Best American Poetry 1997, The New Republic, Volt, Ploughshares, Boston Review, Boulevard, Colorado Review, and many other journals. She teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.