ALICE PETTWAY

BOOKS

THE TIME OF HUNGER

MOTH

STATION LIGHTS

 

IN THE PRESS

Reading Station Lights is like taking a slow hike through all the landscapes of the earth  … these poems survive each new wilderness, while always keeping underfoot the path back home.

JEAN KAVANAGH

AUTHOR of How the Weather Was and Other Places

What sets [Pettway's poems] apart more than any other virtue is the subtle but insistent sense of irony they convey—one of the rarest and most valuable aspects of any art, but especially of poetry.

MILLER WILLIAMS

INAUGURAL POET

Pettway's beautiful sequences bring shocking clarity to the humanity in everyday moments. Highly recommend.

REVIEWER

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BIO

Photo credit: Una Zhu

Alice Pettway is the author of The Time of Hunger (Salmon Poetry, 2017), Moth (Salmon Poetry, 2019) and Station Lights (forthcoming 2021). Her poetry has appeared in AGNIThe Bitter Oleander, The Colorado Review, Poet Lore, Rattle, River StyxThe Southern Review, The Threepenny Review and many other respected publications. She is a former Chulitna Artist and Lily Peter fellow. Currently, Pettway lives and writes near Seattle, Washington.

 

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    May 01, 12:00 PM
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© 2019 by Alice Pettway
Shanghai, China

Chatting with readers as part of "The Personal in the Local, the Local in the Global" conversation at the Shanghai International Literary Festival on March 20, 2018