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Jennifer Metsker: Hypergraphia and Other Failed Attempts at Paradise

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Stamps Lec­turer and Writ­ing Coor­di­na­tor Jen­nifer Metsker’s new col­lec­tion of poetry, Hyper­graphia and Other Failed Attempts at Par­adise, which won the Edi­tor’s Prize at New Issues Press, comes out Decem­ber 6. Her book explores her expe­ri­ences with men­tal ill­ness, par­tic­u­larly psy­chosis, pro­vid­ing insights into the chal­lenges of liv­ing a life after a depar­ture from the self. She will be giv­ing a vir­tual read­ing at Literati Book­store to launch her book on Decem­ber 15.