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Common Time Paperback – February 22, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-0983632627 ISBN-10: 0983632626

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Common Time is a 'collection' in the best sense, a self-consciously accretive book; here, meanings precipitate out of the nonsense detritus of the working day and observations tighten into aphorism. Pusateri's method exposes the paths that obstruct meaning and those that allow it to accrue: 'There is a grid within/what we utter,/within phonemes, associations form/and dissolve like flies on bison.' A humane, wise, and wicked smart book. -Catherine Wagner

Taking his cue from Glenn Gould's "two take" recording process, Chris Pusateri's Common Time deftly scores and splices the linguistic year...[and] reminds us [that] "to read is to be not informed, but devoted."
-Sarah Mangold

About the Author

Chris Pusateri is a flyover poet based in Denver. A former resident of London, Mexico City, and Kingston (Jamaica), his accent is a mess. He is the author of several books and chapbooks of poetry—most recently COMMON TIME (Steerage Press, 2012), Molecularity (Dusie, 2011), and ANON (BlazeVox [books], 2008)—and his work appears in many periodicals, including American Letters & Commentary, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Jacket, and Verse. A librarian by trade, he lives with his partner, the poet Michelle Naka Pierce.

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Chris Pusateri is the author of several books of poetry, including Common Time (Steerage Press, 2012), Molecularity (Dusie, 2011), Anon (BlazeVox, 2008) and North of There (Dusie, 2007). His poetry and critical prose has appeared in many periodicals, including American Letters & Commentary, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Jacket, Verse and many others. A librarian by trade, he works in Denver, where he reviews new poetry and fiction titles for Library Journal and curates the Belmar Film Series, a free film program that showcases independent cinema.

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