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Hands for Language

Uma Menon


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In this versatile collection, a fifteen-year-old American girl of color takes us on a surprising journey as she explores the currently urgent issues of transnationalism, migration, language, family, and culture. Beautiful and inspiring, these remarkably mature and thoughtful poems trace the author's own path to self-realization and discovery; in the process of reading them inevitably we come to our own surprising discoveries.

Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd., 9781774150085, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2020

About the Author

Uma Menon was born in Winter Park, Florida, where she attended Winter Park High school. She is the 2019-2020 Youth Fellow of the International Human Rights Art Festival. Hands for Language is her first published book and was shortlisted for the 2019 International Erbacce Prize. In the fall of 2020, she will begin attending Princeton University.