23 January 2014

COLLABORATIVE POEM/ART by Sally Deskins and Laura Madeline Wiseman


Intimates and Fools is a long poem written by Wiseman and illustrated by Deskins about bras.

Sally Deskins is an artist and writer based in West Virginia. Inspired by contemporary artist Wanda Ewing's work challenging society's definitions of femininity, Deskins explores womanhood, motherhood and body image. Her work has been exhibited nationally and published internationally. Find her at http://sallydeskins.tumblr.com.

Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of twelve collections of poetry, including the full-length books Queen of the Platform (Anaphora Literary Press, 2013) and Sprung (San Francisco Bay Press, 2012), the letterpress book Unclose the Door (Gold Quoin Press, 2012), and the recent chapbooks First Wife (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013) and Stranger Still (Finishing Line Press, 2013). She is also the editor of Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013). She has a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a M.A. from The University of Arizona. Currently, she is a Wurlitzer fellow at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico.

No comments:

Post a Comment