Synopses & Reviews
Poetry. Jewish Studies. Carly Sachs teaches creative writing at George Washington University. Her work was included in Best American Poetry 2004. The Steam Sequence offers a journal into the mind of a Holocaust survivor in which past becomes present and a single woman struggles to locate herself. This book asks us to examine the silences and the spaces between memory and reality. "Breath, body, water, even wire seem unlikely candidates for eternal presence. But something that those name in this poem--a 'story' of inexplicable substance--will last forever"--Lyn Hejinian.
About the Author
Carly Sachs teaches creative writing at George Washington University. Her first collection of poems, the steam sequence won the 2006 Washington Writers' Publishing House Book Prize and was published in August 2006. She is the founder and co-curator of the Burlesque Poetry Hour at Bar Rouge in Washington, D.C.