mothership

Manning the bridge of the mothership is Gillian Parrish, a writer, teacher and student of contemplative practices. You can find her articles on teaching (including one on “jedi training”) at Faculty Focus and The Scholarly Teacher. Her poems and essays, which mostly get their start by way of walks with a recorder, have appeared in various journals, some linked below. A book of poems, of rain and nettles wove, was published by Singing Horse Press. (Review of the book at Talisman.) Long River, (a long labor of love), selected poems of contemporary Chinese poet Yang Jian, with translator Ye Chun, is out from Tinfish Press. Poems and essays have appeared in anthologies They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology Of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence Press) and Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene (Wesleyan University Press), and she’s written on Yang Jian’s and Thalia Field’s ecopoetics in Earthlines and in Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment. In summer 2019, a chapbook, cold spell, is forthcoming with DUSIE Kollektiv.

a wee review of wee poems
“woveness” in a collective glossary on ecopoetics in Jacket2
“wovenness” in review of Counter-Desecration 
essay on Yang Jian’s ecological poetry
essay on Thalia Field’s Bird Lovers, Backyard
a renga essay
poem at the new year
and another not me us poem
another at the new year 

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