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Everywhere Here and in Brooklyn

A shadowing of, and critical intelligence about, T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets. Published by The Belladonna Collaborative in 2012.


I, Afterlife: Essay in Mourning Time

A meditation on her father's unexplained suicide, Prevallet alternates between the clinical language of the crime report and the lyricism of the elegy. Throughout, she offers a defiant refusal of east consolations or redemptions. Published by Essay Press, 2007.


select recent publications

A Burning Is Not A Letting Go (with Suzanne Levine): Guernica
Celebrating Pi Day with John Sims” Guernica.
A Spoonful of Tea and Sugar in the Mouth” The New Republic



Visualize Comfort: Healing and the Unconscious Mind

In this book, Prevallet combines the techniques and resources from hypnosis and energy psychology to help you understand how emotional and physical pain works in your body—and with the careful language of a poet, she teaches you how to manage it.


Trance Poetics

Drawing from the fields of clinical hypnosis, neuroscience, energy psychology, and poetics TRANCE POETICS: YOUR WRITING MIND will stimulate your creative and intellectual processes and give you new ways to access the images, memories, feelings, and language that lie beneath the surface of your conscious awareness. A guide into the world of poetry, language, and consciousness this book will bring a freshness and authenticity to your writing process.



A Helen Adam Reader

A HELEN ADAM READER, edited, with Notes and an Introduction by Kristen Prevallet, is a voluminous collection of Adam's life and work. Prevallet's introduction offers an in-depth biography of Adam, chronicling her work in relation to political and personal events.


Third Mind: Creative Writing Through Visual Art

Out of print. This anthology of essays about the challenges and rewards of uniting art and writing not only demonstrates how visual art can spark wonderful writing, but goes much further, offering novel insights into the creative process.