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The Soluble Hour by Hillary Gravendyk

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Hillary's last book of poems will be published by Omnidawn in their Pocket Poetry series, October 3.

In Hillary Gravendyk’s The Soluble Hour, the speaker sings with visionary passion how the beloved and dear ones will soon be without her and laments for their imminent grief. But being in extremis pulls the voice towards testimony of unquestioned love, a recollection of landscapes Californian and otherwise, and previous selves. The poet wields her deep solitude as the measure of truth and conviction, the self that accepts its own impermanence.




It is available for pre-order from Omnidawn here. Cover painting Jean Nagai and cover design by Sharon Zetter.

Omnidawn is offering until September their entire fall 17 catalogue, including Hillary's book for $58 here. 

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Many of Hillary's friends and family will be celebrating this book and reading from it in different cities around the country (Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles and San Francisco) this coming fall and …