Incorrect Merciful Impulses

Camille Rankine

A bold debut collection, Camille Rankine’s Incorrect Merciful Impulses reflects with perfect clarity the symptoms of and instructions for contemporary life, inquiring into history, politics, culture, identity, and mortality while always remaining attuned to wonder and curiosity.
World-wise and incisive, reverent and compassionate, Rankine confronts challenging questions with art that dares to inspire.

ISBN: 9781556594908

Format: Paperback

About the Author

Camille Rankine is the author of the chapbook Slow Dance with Trip Wire, selected by Cornelius Eady for the Poetry Society of America’s 2010 New York Chapbook Fellowship. Her poetry has appeared in Boston Review, The New York Times, A Public Space, Tin House, and elsewhere. A recipient of a “Discovery”/Boston Review poetry prize, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the MacDowell Colony, she teaches creative writing at The …

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