Persea Books, 9780892554867, 96pp.
Publication Date: October 10, 2017
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Winner of the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Choice Award, this potent collection revisits a backwoods Virginia marred by sexual violence. In explosive poems, which explore the confluence of trauma and desire, Heather Derr-Smith reclaims a troubled past, empowering the present through an unlikely chorus of grace and fury.