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Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery Alone: Poems

Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery Alone: Poems


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on April 15, 2019

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810140196
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 04/15/2019
Series: Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

THIAHERA NURSE is from Hollis, Queens, by way of Trinidad and Tobago. She received her M.F.A. in Poetry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her work can be found in The Rumpus, Callaloo, The Offing, and in the forthcoming edition of The BreakBeat Poets Anthology. She has received support from Callaloo, Tin House, and The Pink Door Retreat. She is a 2018 Poets House Emerging Poets Fellow. She writes for the black girls (the living and the dead).

Table of Contents

Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery Alone 
In Defense of Injury 
Pain Is Love 
Granny Juanita is Dead 
Love and Water 
Ode to Being Late 
Go With God 
The Wake 
Chase Does Not Eat Black Pussy 
Raw Video Footage 
The Summer We All Stayed Alive 
Pain Is Love 
Go With God 
Call A Funeral Home