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TOM TIT TOT is a selection of recent rectilinear poems by Susan Howe. It was produced on the occasion of her exhibition at Yale Union in 2014.

Printed by Emily Johnson in an edition of 500 at Yale Union on a Miehle Vertical V-50 press. 20 pp, 8.5 x 11 in., unbound, 2014. Typeset in Times New Roman by Susan Howe. Cover typeset in Caslon by Emily Johnson and Scott Ponik. Published by Yale Union.

ISBN 978–1–934399–21–7

Susan Howe was born in 1937. This is her first solo exhibition. Apart from her poetry, she is the author of two landmark books of literary criticism, My Emily Dickinson and The Birth-mark: Unsettling the Wilderness in American Literary History, and three records with David Grubbs. Howe received the 2011 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She has been a Stanford Institute for Humanities Distinguished Fellow, as well as an Anna-Maria Kellen Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. She taught for many years at the State University of New York-Buffalo. She lives in Guilford, Connecticut.

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