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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Natalie Kenvin  

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Born: August 8, 1953 in London, England

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Titles At Your Library

Bruise Theory (New Poets of America)
ISBN: 1880238209

BOA Editions Ltd.. 1995


Chosen by renowned poet Carolyn Forché as a finalist in the 1993 AWP Award Series in Poetry, Bruise Theory is Natalie Kenvin's debut poetry collection. Compact and powerful, her poems fly like small fists. Here are poems that address emotional illness, mother-daughter relationships, friendship and erotic love, physical abuse and the strength it takes to endure.


Awards

-- Natalie Kenvin has won an NEA Award (1995), and, an Illinois Artist in the Schools Award (1998-2000).