Richard Siken is the author of 2004’s Crush, a Yale Series of Younger Poets prize selected by Louise Glück, and the 2015 collection War of the Foxes. Siken is also a painter, photographer, filmmaker, and an editor at Spork Press. He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, two Lannan Residency Fellowships, two Arizona Commission on the Arts grants, and a Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. He can be found on the web at richardsiken.com.
“2018. Ceramic, hand-spun, naturally dyed and recycled fibers. An exploration of the dissonance between the female psyche and patriarchal culture, this piece was created as a reflection of the persecution of women throughout history and is a tribute to the traumas and triumphs of womanhood. ”