Beauty and Terror: On Aria Aber’s “Hard Damage”
Claire Schwartz considers “Hard Damage” by Aria Aber....
Claire Schwartz is the author of bound (Button Poetry, 2018), and poetry editor of Jewish Currents. Her writing has appeared in The Believer, The Iowa Review, The Massachusetts Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Poetry, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. With Kaveh Akbar and Sarah Kay, she writes a column for the Paris Review called "Poetry RX." She received her PhD in African American Studies, American Studies, and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale.