Hot with the Bad Things

Hot with the Bad Things

by Lucia LoTempio


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These poems take a closer look at violence against women, both physical and psychological. Follow the intersection of fear, identity, and the malleability of the speaker’s own experiences of violence enacted on her by men, particularly a past partner. Imagistic and evocative, the poems ask how are we conditioned into living with violence, and how do we move forward?

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ISBN-13: 9781948579094
Publisher: Alice James Books
Publication date: 05/12/2020
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Lucia LoTempio is the author of Hot with the Bad Things, forthcoming from Alice James Books in May
2020. Lucia hails from Buffalo, NY and left to earn an MFA in poetry at the University of Pittsburgh. You can find her poems in Passages North, The Journal, TYPO, Quarterly West, as part of the Academy of
American Poets poem-a-day series, and elsewhere. With Suzannah Russ Spaar, she co-authored the chapbook Undone in Scarlet (Tammy 2019). Lucia is still in Pittsburgh, where she works at the literary nonprofit City of Asylum.

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