Lighting the Shadow

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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
Four Way Books
Publish Date
April 07, 2015
Pages
136
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.4 X 9.0 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781935536574
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About the Author

RACHEL ELIZA GRIFFITHS is a poet and visual artist. She is the author of three collections of poetry including Mule & Pear (New Issues Poetry & Prose), which was selected for the 2012 Inaugural Poetry Award by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She teaches creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Brooklyn.

Reviews

Lighting the Shadow is a unique embodiment of the unseen space between language and spirit. . . . The imagery in these poems rips through to the reader with a freshness that comes only from a poet who knows the terrain of the subconscious . . . Bravo. Afaa Michael Weaver"
These poems are searing and ecstatic, peering into all manner of experience and peeling back layer after unexpected layer. . . . Lighting the Shadow is rare and revelatory. Tracy K. Smith"
Lighting the Shadow is by turns surreal and heart achingly real it is, at every turn, a book of spellbinding radiance. Terrance Hayes"
"Lighting the Shadow is a unique embodiment of the unseen space between language and spirit. . . . The imagery in these poems rips through to the reader with a freshness that comes only from a poet who knows the terrain of the subconscious . . . Bravo."--Afaa Michael Weaver (1/1/2014 12:00:00 AM)
"These poems are searing and ecstatic, peering into all manner of experience and peeling back layer after unexpected layer. . . . Lighting the Shadow is rare and revelatory."--Tracy K. Smith (1/1/2014 12:00:00 AM)
"Lighting the Shadow is by turns surreal and heart achingly real--it is, at every turn, a book of spellbinding radiance."--Terrance Hayes (1/1/2014 12:00:00 AM)