Figment by Rebecca Wolff

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"FIGMENT is a book of dark and witty poems, an amalgam of discrete parts: postconfessional lyric; poems that inhabit a territory of attempted engagement, of earnest failure to engage; poems written under the guiding star of the sentence fragment; and a series of spoofs and riffs on the vagaries of social interactions.

About Rebecca Wolff

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Rebecca Wolff is the editor of Fence and the author of Manderley, Figment and Continuum. She lives in Athens, New York, with her family and is a Fellow of the New York State Writers Institute.
Published May 3, 2004 by W. W. Norton & Company. 108 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Though she won admiration for the fast-moving verse of Manderley (a Robert Pinsky pick for the National Poetry Series), Wolff remains best-known as a founder and editor of Fence , the New York–based journal and press that continues to put forth a constellation of hip, evasive, challenging young ...

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