Each Tree Could Hold a Noose or a House (First Book) (Paperback)

By Nina Puro

New Issues Poetry & Prose, 9781936970544

Publication Date: October 2, 2018

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Preoccupied by haunting, poisoned places and bodies, Puro explores the intersections of personal history and social forces, integrating representations of femininity and the body, creating an undercommons, a multiplicity, a "we.

About the Author

NINA PURO's writing is in Guernica, the PEN/ America Poetry Series, Jubilat, and others. They're a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative; author of two chapbooks; and recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Syracuse University (MFA, 2012), Brooklyn Community Pride Foundation, Deming Fund, Wurlitzer Foundation, Saltonstall, and others. Currently pursuing a master's degree in social work from NYU, they provide psychotherapy and advocacy to sex workers and victims of human trafficking in NYC.