Sharon Mesmer

Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place, poetry collection, Bloof Books, 2015
Sharon Mesmer, photo: Esther Levine

Sharon Mesmer’s most recent poetry collection, Greetings From My Girlie Place (Bloof Books) was voted one of Entropy’s “Best of 2015.” Her other collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch (Combo, 2008), The Virgin Formica (Hanging Loose, 2008), and Half Angel, Half Lunch(Hard Press, 1998). A chapbook, Vertigo Seeks Affinities, was published by Belladonna in 2006. Four poems appear in Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (second edition). She has also published several collections of short fiction, including Ma Vie á Yonago(Hachette, in French, 2005). She has had essays in the New York Times, New York Magazine, the Paris Review and the Brooklyn Rail. She lives in Brooklyn and teaches literature and creative writing at NYU and the New School.

Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place, poetry collection, Bloof Books, 2015
Ma Via à Yonago — Illuminations, fiction collection, Hachette, 2005, French translation by Daniel Bismuth

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