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Crossfire

A Litany for Survival

Staceyann Chin, Jacqueline Woodson (Foreword by)

Paperback

List Price: 19.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/17/2021)
Hardcover (9/20/2019)

Description

WINNER OF THE AMERICAN BOOK AWARD

Powerhouse, world-renowned LGBTQ poet and spoken-word artist Staceyann Chin curates the first full-length collection of her poems.

Crossfire collects Staceyann Chin's empowering, feminist-LGBTQ-Caribbean, activist-driven poetry for the first time in a single book.

According to The New York Times, Chin is "sassy, rageful and sometimes softly self-mocking." The Advocate says that her poems, "combine hilarious one-liners with a refusal to conform" and note "Chin is out to confront more than just the straight world."

Haymarket Books, 9781642590258, 216pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2019



About the Author

Staceyann Chin is a fulltime artist. A resident of New York City and a Jamaican National, she has been an out poet and political activist since 1998. From the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe to one-woman shows Off- Broadway to acting in Julie Taymor's Across the Universe and performing in both the stage and film versions of Howard Zinn's Voices of a People's History of the United States, to starring in the Tony nominated, Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway.