"Sean reconciles a lot of conflicting registers and references in his poemship hop and punk with Lorca, working class narratives with language theory, whatever 'defective means' as Williams said will suffice to make the poem live both on and off the page."
The Best American Poetry
"When poetry works well, we learn more than we actually read. Such is the case with Sean Thomas Dougherty's Sasha Sings the Laundry on the Line…"
Coal Hill Review
About the Author
Sean Thomas Dougherty: Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author of nine books, including Broken Hallelujahs (BOA, 2010), Nightshift Belonging to Lorca, a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize, and Except by Falling, winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize from Mesa State College. Known for his electrifying performances, Dougherty has toured extensively across North America and Europe. He was a 2009 Fulbright Scholar in Macedonia. He now teaches at Case Western Reserve University.