Emily Skaja manipulates language into an earth-shattering force. A simultaneously ferocious and tender collection filled with unexpected yet beautiful imagery.
Hill's poetry is a cry for justice, and honors black women who have been incarcerated an oppressed. Raw. Poignant. Necessary. Recommended especially for fans of Rankine's Citizen.
Invasive Species is a brilliant debut collection that challenges and dismantles borders, identities, and language.
Reading Oculus is like grasping an electrical current of language. Sally Wen Mao vivisects a past and future of spectacle and racism, teleporting her readers into a world of poetic futurism.
Reading A Fortune For Your Disaster is like being held by a lover while simultaneously getting punched in the stomach. Ferocious and tender, funny and pain-ridden, Hanif Abdurraqib has crafted an enthralling meditation on heartbreak, race, pop culture, and everything in between.
An achingly beautiful collection of prose poetry. These poems flow with a contained and directed ferocity, pulling the reader into breathtaking lyric essays where no word is superfluous.
A haunting and beautiful collection that explores homophobia, colonialism, and indigenous resilience.
A breathtakingly gorgeous collection that demands to be read aloud—often and at great volume.