Based on a personal storytelling project, I See Her…weaves a gorgeous tapestry of women’s strength using the thread of real-life interviews. Black’s range of poetic styles reflects the divine complexity of women she represents.
Watching Myself Die marks an impressive debut speaking acutely to the fractured natures of love and identity. Like the book’s opening line—“She was born from a spark”—the rest of the collection blazes with possibility.
The Collected Works of Joyce Stein is more than a poetry collection. It's Joyce's entire oeuvre--a collection of work she had written over her long and full life, and her son, Barney, needed a way to commemorate it.
While living thousands of miles away from his native San Antonio, Mystikal began to journal and sketch new hybrid work, allowing poems and illustrations to evolve in conversation with one another.
Inspired by his teenage daughter’s cryptic scraps of handwritten notes, Biman wanted to create a collection of poems that imagined the world of which he only saw lined slivers.
“This process was eye opening and self-expository, but it was powerful.”
Noelle had been writing the poems that would eventually become Sunspot for a long time, and she wanted to gain the knowledge to finally publish her first collection.