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The Girl Who Wasn't and Is

The Girl Who Wasn't and Is

by Anastasia Walker
The Girl Who Wasn't and Is

The Girl Who Wasn't and Is

by Anastasia Walker

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Overview

The Girl Who Wasn't and Is, Anastasia Walker's first book of poetry, is a deeply personal work and a meditation on community, history, and the natural world. In a series of poems and a closing autobiographical essay, the poet embraces her identity as a transgender woman through a harrowing, wonder-full journey from her childhood on the Maine coast to her post-transition life in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Original photos and drawings, and the interspersed stories of family and friends, community members, historical and mythological figures, and the allied struggles of others create a broad sense of connection. The Girl Who Wasn't and Is is a rich mosaic that invites readers to a conversation about death and life, despair and hope, time and memory, and the perennial complexities of love.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781950231942
Publisher: bd-studios.com
Publication date: 02/04/2022
Pages: 140
Sales rank: 1,037,405
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

A Maine native but an academic gypsy for much of her adult life, Anastasia Walker is a poet, essayist, and scholar who now calls the Pittsburgh area home. Poems of hers have appeared in several journals. Anastasia volunteers for the Transgender Law Center's Prison Mail program, and is a proud member of her community's Indivisible group. She's a passionate amateur photographer and musicologist, and loves going for long walks and swimming in the ocean. 

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