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Bianca Stone

Bianca Stone is a poet and visual artist. Her books include Someone Else's Wedding Vows and The Mobius Strip Club of Grief. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Baffler and Poetry Magazine. Her newest collection, What is Otherwise Infinite, will be out in January 2022. She lives in Vermont.

Waking From the Dream of Mark Leidner’s Poetry

The title of Mark Leidner’s new gorgeously made book Returning the Sword to the Stone is apt. Like a reverse Arthur Pendragon, we decide not to go for the holy grail, not to accept our righteous lineage, and maybe not to pursue a noble quest in human development but stay home and continue “whipping ourselves with Christmas lights” and theorizing about why we do it. We’re considering our crazy human condition and laughing at our own limited idea of ourselves.

How It Is

Bianca Stone is the author of several poetry chapbooks and an ongoing poetry-comic series from Factory Hollow Press. She is the illustrator of Antigonick, a collaboration with Anne Carson and her first full-length collection of poetry Someone Else's Wedding Vows will be out in 2014 from Tin House/Octopus Books. She lives in Brooklyn.

Communication with the Dead

Bianca Stone is a poet and visual artist.


Bianca Stone is a poet and visual artist, and the author of Someone Else’s Wedding Vows, Poetry Comics From the Book of Hours, and artist/collaborator on a special illustrated edition of Anne Carson's Antigonick. She runs the Ruth Stone Foundation & Monk Books with her husband, the poet Ben Pease in Vermont.


The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2021

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