• Boy With Thorn

    Boy With Thorn

    Laurentiis, Rickey

    Laurentiis's debut collection, winner of the 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, oscillates between a lament for the brutalization of black bodies throughout history and a celebration of the pleasures of sexuality and desire. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • Good Stock Strange Blood

    Good Stock Strange Blood

    Martin, Dawn Lundy

    Martin (Life in a Box Is a Pretty Life) contemplates the corporeal aspects of black identity, including scars from historical traumas and pain from fresher wounds. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • And Then I Got Fired

    And Then I Got Fired

    Mase, J, III

    Feel free to scream directly into this book if you need to. It won't judge you, promise! This book gets grief. The good, the bad and the snotty noses. -- publisher's copy

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  • Evolution

    Evolution

    Myles, Eileen

    Myles has long excelled at capturing outsiderness, and feelings of being lost and misunderstood are plenty evident here. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • Since I Moved In

    Since I Moved In

    Peterson, Trace

    A new & revised edition of the classic book by pathbreaking poet & cultural critic Trace Peterson. -- publisher's copy

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  • HULL

    HULL

    Phillips, Xandria

    Hull employs the language of dreams and fraught journeys, laying bare the historical and current threats to black and queer bodies. -- Foreword Reviews

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  • Wanting in Arabic

    Wanting in Arabic

    Salah, Trish

    The author dwells on the contradictions of a transsexual poetics, in its attendant disfigurations of lyric, ghazal, l'ecriture feminine, and, in particular, her own sexed voice. -- publisher's copy

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  • While They Sleep (Under the Bed Is Another Country)

    While They Sleep (Under the Bed Is Another Country)

    Salas Rivera, Raquel

    Written in dialogic fragments and interspersed with prose poems reflecting on the lasting impact of colonial trauma. -- publisher's copy

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  • Some Animal

    Some Animal

    Shipley, Ely

    Mining his own life and those of his queer kin, Shipley's book is one of hard truths, lovingly rendered. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • Even This Page Is White

    Even This Page Is White

    Shraya, Vivek

    Shraya's poetry, like her prose work, is gifted, evocative, assured, and maintains a tightrope balance between nuance and bluntness. -- Publishers Weekly

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