Unmaking the Patriarchy of the Mind

Moderated by Alexandra Teague with Kristen Millares Young, Brooke Matson, Laura Read, and Sonora Jha

Or What We'll Call Desire: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780892554997
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Published: Persea - August 20th, 2019

New poems that showcase high-art and popular culture, vamps and giant artichoke statues, and Freudian Disney dolls in a poignant exploration of cultural and personal legacies.

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ISBN: 9780892553587
Published: Persea - April 26th, 2010

Winner of the 2009 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry.

Drawing on sources as varied as ESL classroom discussions, a colonial travelogue, and the Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook, Alexandra Teague explores how language alternately empowers and fails us in this smart, searching, and accessible debut.

The Principles Behind Flotation: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510739192
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Published: Skyhorse - January 15th, 2019

Echoing Swamplandial and Tell the Waves I'm Home, a perfect debut for anyone who's navigated the seas of adolescence and lived to tell the tale.

A.Z. McKinney is on the shores of greatness.

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ISBN: 9781597098922
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 14th, 2020

*Finalist for two International Latino Book Awards*
*Selected as a Staff Pick by The Paris Review*
*Longlisted for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award*
*Finalist for the Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award (Multicultural)*

In Accelerated Silence: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571315151
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Published: Milkweed Editions - February 11th, 2020

"The thin knife that severed your tumor," writes Brooke Matson in these poems, "it cleaves me still." What to do when a world is split--terribly, wholly--by grief? When the loss of the beloved undermines the most stable foundations, the most sacred spaces, of that world?

Dresses from the Old Country (American Poets Continuum #168) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781942683667
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Published: BOA Editions - October 9th, 2018

In Laura Read's second poetry collection, the former poet laureate of Spokane, WA, weaves past and present together to create a portrait of a life in progress.

Instructions for My Mother’s Funeral (Pitt Poetry Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822962151
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - November 25th, 2012

This collection is divided into three sections. The first opens with the speaker’s reflections on her childhood loss of her father and subsequent move to a new house and a new life, a life in which she is always alert to the absences and danger but also a life in which she begins to see language as a kind of salvation.

How to Raise a Feminist Son: Motherhood, Masculinity, and the Making of My Family Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632173645
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Published: Sasquatch Books - April 6th, 2021

"This book is a true love letter, not only to Jha's own son but also to all of our sons and to the parents--especially mothers--who raise them.”
—Ijeoma Oluo, author of So You Want to Talk About Race and Mediocre