Nervous Device

Nervous Device
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"Nervous Device is a Best Book of 2013"

Nervous Device, written by Catherine Wagner, is a Best Book of 2013.

-Rae Armantrout, The Volta Dec 10, 2013

"Hanging Out With Cathy at the Bar"

Analysis of some of Cathy Wagner's poems, including those in her new book, The Nervous Deveice.

-Dana Ward, Harriet (Poetry Foundation Blog) Feb 14, 2013

"Books Noted Catherine Wagner, Nervous Device"

Catherine Wagner's Nervous Device listed as a Notable Book of 2012 by American Poet, the publication of the Academy of American Poets.

-American Poet Issue 43 Jan 10, 2013


An interview with Catherine Wagner on The Conversant.

-Virginia Kochan, The Conversant Staging Jan 2, 2013

"That was Now, This is Then: 2012/2013 Pre-and-Review"

Catherine Wagner's Nervous Device is included in The Capilano Review's Best of 2012 list.

-Stephen Collis, The Capilano Review Dec 31, 2012

"Best Books of 2012"

Nervous Devices is included in The Volta's best of 2012 list.

-Joshua Marie Wilkinson, The Volta Dec 31, 2012

"Catherine Wagner featured in TINGE Magazine"

TINGE Magazine features Catherine Wagner's poem, The Gravity Sanity Patrol, in their Fall 2012 issue.

-TINGE Magazine Dec 28, 2012

"I Am an American Guy: A Conversation with Catherine Wagner"

An interview with Catherine Wagner. "Wagner talks with PEN and Adam Day about incest taboo, pop tunes, and bravery."

-PEN Dec 4, 2012

"Interview with Catherine Wagner"

Catherine Wagner discusses her book, Nervous Device.

-Matt Truslow, Colorado State University MFA Blog Nov 26, 2012

"Catherine Wagner: Three Poems"

Three poems with audio from Catherine Wagner in the latest installment of PEN's poetry relay series.

-PEN Nov 19, 2012

Anthony McCann interviews Catherine Wagner

A conversation between poets Anthony McCann and Catherine Wagner

-Anthony McCann, Los Angeles Review of Books Oct 23, 2012

An Interview with Catherine Wagner

Catherine Wagner discusses writing, reading, and current projects.

-Take Down the Clouds Oct 12, 2012

"Catherine Wagner Is Real Life Cathy in New Interview About Nervous Device"

An interview with Catherine Wagner on ​Nervous Device.

-Harriet Staff, The Poetry Foundation Oct 4, 2012

"New to the Archive"

The Poetry Foundation mentions Nervous Device as a choice gem newly added to their online archive.

-Harriet Staff, The Poetry Foundation Sep 26, 2012

"Interview with Poet Catherine Wagner"

Catherine Wagner explains what a "nervous device" is and how performing poetry and the presence of an audience "charge the poem."

-Elizabeth Coleman, Art Animal Sep 26, 2012