About the Book

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Decoy

November 1994
Trade Paperback · 80 Pages
$11.95 U.S. · $14.50 CAN
ISBN 9781566890267
Coffee House Press

 

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Description

Subversive and witty, Equi adeptly slips around corners and peers through keyholes, ultimately proving that the best poems take us by surprise. "Exceedingly delicate work, infused with a sly and bawdy humor…. leaves the reader eager for more…. one of the most enjoyable and rewarding books of poetry."—The Nation

About the Author

Equi's succinct, witty, and innovative work has been widely published, appearing in the The New Yorker, Norton's Postmodern American Poetry, and four recent volumes of The Best American Poetry. A central figure in Chicago's poetics scene during the 70s and 80s, she now lives in New York where she teaches at City College, New School and NYU.