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Name:  Natalie Kenvin  

Pen Name: None


Born: Pennsylvania

-- Natalie Kenvin on WorldCat --

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Bruise Theory (New Poets of America)
ISBN: 1880238209

BOA Editions Ltd.. 1995

Chosen by renowned poet Carolyn Forché as a finalist in the 1993 AWP Award Series in Poetry, Bruise Theory is Natalie Kenvin's debut poetry collection. Compact and powerful, her poems fly like small fists. Here are poems that address emotional illness, mother-daughter relationships, friendship and erotic love, physical abuse and the strength it takes to endure.


Natalie Kenvin has won an NEA Award (1995)

, and, an Illinois Artist in the Schools Award (1998-2000)


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