Weaving the Boundary
96 pages, 6 x 9
Release Date:24 Mar 2016

Weaving the Boundary

The University of Arizona Press
Evocative, haunting, and ultimately hopeful, Karenne Wood’spoetry collection Weaving the Boundary explores personal andcollective memories and contemporary Indigenous realities throughlenses of human loss, desire, violence, and love. Political yetuniversal, Wood tells of love and betrayal, loss and forgiveness. Woodintertwines important and otherwise untold stories and histories with aheightened sense of awareness of Indigenous peoples’ issues andpresent realities. Moving from elegy to evocations of hope and desire,the poems call for respect toward Mother Earth and femininesensibility.
RELATED TOPICS: Literature, Poetry

Karenne Wood holds an MFA in poetry from GeorgeMason University and a PhD in linguistic anthropology from theUniversity of Virginia. She is an enrolled member of the Monacan IndianNation and has served on the Monacan Tribal Council for many years. Shedirects the Virginia Indian Programs at the Virginia Foundation for theHumanities.

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