Victoria Brockmeier | My Maden Cowboy Names | Gazelle Books

My Maiden Cowboy Names : Poems

Author: Victoria Brockmeier | ISBN: 1931112819 : 9781931112819 | Format: Hardback | Size: 155x230mm | Pages: 84 | Weight: .292 Kg. | Published: Truman State University Press – September 2008 |  Availability: In Print | Subjects: Poetry texts & anthologies

Victoria Brockmeier composes a mosaic of storytelling

myths, and feminist ideas in her award-winning collection of poems, My Maiden Cowboy Names. Both linguistically playful and genuinely experimental, these poems explore the smallness of human experience. The sumptuousness and vitality of this collection does not sacrifice the capacity for excavating observation and sharp wit. Lush and spacious, these poems revel in the unexpectedly beautiful and the beautifully broken.

Victoria Brockmeier has worked as a waitress, a web designer, a drive-thru girl, an artist’s model, an Air Force marketing specialist, & a palmist. Her poetry has appeared in LIT, New Letters, The Arkansas Review, Natural Bridge, The Texas Review, & Inkwell. She lives & teaches in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is the winner of the 2008 T.S. Eliot Prize.


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