Joyelle McSweeney


Joyelle McSweeney is the author of three books of poetry and three books of prose, most of which also contain plays. Her most recent titles include The Necropastoral: Poetry, Media, Occults, a book of transnational, transgenre poetics essays (University of Michigan’s Poets on Poetry Series, 2015), Dead Youth, or, The Leaks (Litmus Press, 2014), Salamandrine, 8 Gothics (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2013), and Percussion Grenade (Fence, 2012). She is a founder of the international press Action Books and a contributor to the culture site She teaches at the University of Notre Dame.

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Dead Youth, or, The Leaks
By Joyelle McSweeney

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