Extremely Expensive Mystical Experiences for Astronauts
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Extremely Expensive Mystical Experiences for Astronauts

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Published by Conduit
March 2024 | 80 Pages | 6" x 9" | ISBN 979-8-9883272-0-2

Dara Barrois/Dixon (née Dara Wier) is the author of Extremely Expensive Mystical Experiences for Astronauts (Conduit Books, 2024). Other titles include Tolstoy Killed Anna Karenina (Wave Books, 2022), In the Still of the Night (Wave Books, 2017), You Good Thing (Wave Books, 2014), Reverse Rapture (Verse Press, 2005), Hat on a Pond (Verse Press, 2002) and Voyages in English (Carnegie Mellon, 2001).  She has received awards from the Lannan Foundation, American Poetry Review, The Poetry Center Book Award, Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and Massachusetts Cultural Council have generously supported her work. Limited editions include (X in Fix)(2003) from Rain Taxi’s brainstorm series), Thru (2019) and Two Poems (2021) from Scram, and forthcoming in 2022, Nine Poems from Incessant Pipe. With James Tate, she rescued The Lost Epic of Arthur Davidson Ficke, published by Waiting for Godot Books. Poems can be found in GrantaVoltConduit,, Incessant PipeBiscuit Hillblushcan we have our ball backItinerantAmerican Poetry ReviewOctopusGulf Coast, and The Nation. She’s been poet-in-residence at the University of Montana, University of Texas Austin, Emory University, and the University of Utah; she was the 2005 Louis Rubin chair at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.  She lives and works in factory hollow in Western Massachusetts.