In this surreal series of dreamscapes, bears roam the subway, and fathers become fish. But for all of the fantastic imagery in this stunning debut poetry collection, there are equally memorable explorations of more familiar terrain: the landscapes of our lives and relationships.
About the Author
Originally from Los Altos, California, Rachel Slotnick is an author, muralist, and hybrid artist. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2010. Her work is on permanent display at the Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has recently completed murals for the 35th, 39th, 46th, and 47th wards. Her publications include Mad Hatter's Review, Thrice Fiction, and The Brooklyn Rail, among others. Rachel was the first place winner of Rhino Poetry's Founder's Prize, and will be nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2015. Look for her debut book of poetry entitled, "In Lieu of Flowers," available through Tortoise Books. Rachel currently resides in Chicago where she works as Adjunct Faculty at Chicago City Colleges, the Illinois Art Institute, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. See the full scope of her work at: rachelslotnick.com