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Build Yourself a Boat

Build Yourself a Boat

Current price: $16.00
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2019
Publisher:
Haymarket Books
ISBN:
9781608466115
Pages:
72
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Description

Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory.

About the Author

Camonghne Felix, M.A. is a poet, political strategist, media junkie and cultural worker. She received an M.A. in Arts Politics from NYU, an MFA from Bard College, and has received Fellowships from Cave Canem, Callaloo and Poets House. The 2012 Pushcart Prize nominee is the author of the chapbook Yolk, and was recently listed by Black Youth Project as a "Black Girl From the Future You Should Know." Her first full-length collection of poems, Build Yourself a Boat, was a 2017 University of Wisconsin Press Brittingham & Pollak Prize finalist, and a 2017 Fordham University Poets Out Loud semi-finalist.