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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Natalie Kenvin  

Pen Name: None


Born: Pennsylvania

-- Natalie Kenvin on WorldCat --

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Biographical and Professional Information



Natalie Kenvin has won an NEA Award (1995), and, an Illinois Artist in the Schools Award (1998-2000).

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Bruise theory :
ISBN: 1880238209. OCLC Number: 32833810

BOA Editions,. .

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