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Amanda Nadelberg

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Amanda Nadelberg

Amanda Nadelberg was born in Newton, Massachusetts, in 1982. She received a BA from Carleton College and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Nadelberg is the author of Songs from a Mountain (Coffee House Press, 2016), Bright Brave Phenomena (Coffee House Press, 2012), and Isa the Truck Named Isadore (Slope Editions, 2006).

John Ashbery writes, “Amanda Nadelberg’s poetry resembles a city where all kinds of things are happening at once, some of them funny and others pretty scary.”

Nadelberg works as an editor and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Bibliography

Songs from a Mountain (Coffee House Press, 2016)
Bright Brave Phenomena (Coffee House Press, 2012)
Isa the Truck Named Isadore (Slope Editions, 2006)

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Fireflies careening the fields regardless
of charm, without attention, jesters slid
into the sea and time was forthcoming.
There was a story being told.

The lake asked nothing. (It was late
and certainty required that you talk less
or at the very least move over.) Under
the song