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These new narratives reshape the past, charge the future. Here is poetry not rooted in the mythologies of nation-states, here is poetry that casts new light.
Fugitive Assemblage is mysterious, restless, searching, flat out beautiful, and finally, heartbreaking.
You got to be grown, and willing to honor Blackness/queerly to receive all that this book is. This writer gots swagga. Makes me want to cuss and twirl . . . and hold this book tight.
There has never been a more compelling case to radically re-imagine our relationships to more-than-human animals and our environment.
A rare voice of embodied multiplicity, Megan Sandberg-Zakian transfigures happy endings to honest endings, even beginnings, that bring us into contact with the creative chaos of “live” life.
Lyrical, breathless, incisive, Diane Exavier’s The Math of Saint Felix marks her as a rising star in the next generation of Black poetics.
Freeman awakens us to numinous possibilities that await both in art and in the whole wide world around us. It is a book of uncommon grace.
A brilliant exploration of the senses, and how sound is a way of understanding the complexities of the Black experience.