Fall 2013 O Balthazar Press First Editions Catalogue 

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incantation inarticulate

by Valerie Hsiung

Paperback – 88 pages – Poetry

Release date: October 7, 2013

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The debut book of poet Valerie Hsiung is a tragicomic collection of musical scores, surreal elegies and artifacts, great escapes, mysteries, necropastorals and soundscapes with marionettes, “nuclear birds,” and all the holy freaks of nature.

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under your face

by Valerie Hsiung

Paperback – 128 pages – Poetry

Release date: October 7, 2013

Available here!

The second book of poet Valerie Hsiung is a cyclical work composed of eight multinarrative chapters whose elements meet at the intersection of war, memory, possession, greed, and even pleasure.