Literature for Nonhumans
Literature for Nonhumans is both plea and manifesto, encomium and jeremiad, showing how human activity brutalizes nonhumans. Illinois, or the idea of Illinois, exemplifies how our relation to animals, rivers, and each other is changed.
The Empty Form Goes All the Way to Heaven
Questions abound: the nature of the body, of teaching and learning, of illness, of heaven. Teare seeks a sick body's heaven, a scarred beauty, between the teachings of theologians and the grid lines painted by Agnes Martin.
Winner, 2014 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. An epistolary based on the author’s experiences as an intersexed (pseudo-hermaphroditic) body addressed to 19th-century French intersexual Herculine Barbin.