Synopses & Reviews
Poetry. "Sam Truitt gives 'mouth to mouth resuscitation' to the ancient quest poem as he writes 'to voyage is to become/Hysterical.' In the maximal narrative loop of this book, Marilyn Monroe's skirt is perpetually going 'whoosh' in an Einsteinian vacuum where 'the displacement of the figure is the form" -Peter Gizzi.
About the Author
Sam Truitt was born in Washington, DC, and raised there and in Tokyo, Japan. He is the author of *Vertical Elegies: Three Works* (UDP, 2008) and the forthcoming *Street Mete: A Work in Vertical Elegies* (Palm, 2008) as well as *Vertical Elegies 5: The Section* (U. of Georgia, 2003) and *Anamorphosis Eisenhower* (Lost Roads, 1998), among other books. Sam Truitt holds an MFA from Brown University and is currently a PhD Candidate at the University at Albany, where he teaches, as he does at the College of St. Rose and Bard College. He lives with his family along the Hudson in a warehouse district.