EP19circle Goodnight Whoever’s Listening
Joseph Harrington


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EP 20 presents Joseph Harrington’s mixed-genre narrative of a career woman trying to be a housewife; her young son making sense of gender and racial boundaries in 1960s Memphis; and that son later as a grown man (re)constructing these personal and public histories.
 

Harrington
Joseph Harrington is the author of Things Come On (an amneoir), a mixed-genre work relating the twinned narratives of the Watergate scandal and his mother’s cancer. It was a Rumpus Poetry Book Club selection. He is the author of the chapbooks Earth Day Suite (Beard of Bees, 2010) and Of Some Sky (Bedouin, forthcoming), as well as the critical work Poetry and the Public. Harrington is the recipient of a Millay Colony residency and a Fulbright Chair.






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