Black Lawrence Press
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
CHARITY KETZ was born in Roanoke, Virginia and grew up in State College, Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. from Penn State University, an M.F.A. from Cornell University, and has held lectureships at both universities. Her poems have appeared in Black Warrior Review, Colorado Review, Quarterly West, Beloit Poetry Journal, New Orleans Review, and others. She has previously published a chapbook, Locust in Bloom, through Poet’s Corner Press and has been a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and at the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. She is currently a Ph.D student in English Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.
"Mystical in its delicacy yet scientific in its exactitude, The Narcoleptic Yard  replicates the ineffable,  gives it a location and a name, even as it  acknowledges the mundane or punishing aspects
of materiality."
                         — Alice Fulton
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