Yellow Flag Press

Elizabeth Burk - Louisiana Purchase

10 USD
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Elizabeth Burk - Louisiana Purchase

10 USD
YFP-124
Elizabeth Burk - Louisiana Purchase
Chapbook (2014), 5.5 inches x 8.5 inches.

Second Printing
60lb. card-stock covers and inserts. Hand-sewn hemp binding. Limited to an edition of 100 copies.

In the follow-up to her breakout chapbook Learning to Love Louisiana, Elizabeth Burk explores lives, lovers, and the houses that contained them. Louisiana Purchase continues Burk's plainspoken, witty, and touching verse.

Elizabeth Burk is a psychologist who currently divides her time between a practice and family in New York and a husband in southwest Louisiana.  Her chapbook, Learning To Love Louisiana was published in January, 2013 by Yellow Flag Press and is in its sixth printing. Her work has appeared in various journals and anthologies including RATTLE, CALYX, Atlanta Review, New Madrid, About Place, Ithaca Lit, Louisiana Review, Spillway, and The Southern Poetry Anthology: Louisiana.  She was a finalist in the Annual Greenburgh Poetry Contest.  Her poems have been read on public radio, KRVS, La, and her work has been performed at a variety of venues in New York