Lovejets: Queer Male Poets on 200 Years of Walt Whitman

Raymond Luczak (Editor)
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Description

Walt Whitman, author of Leaves of Grass, was born in 1819. The Stonewall riots happened 150 years later. On the bicentennial of Whitman's birth and the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, over 80 poets pay homage to not only Walt Whitman, but also to queer poets and queer poetry and the vast and various events, revolutions public and private, that have shaken our world since 1819: who we are, where we are, where we have have been, and where we might be going in the 21st century.

"This wide and impressive range of poetry echoing the spirit of Walt Whitman and his literary forebears demonstrates the essential embrace of community that we've always needed to feel whole with ourselves and among others, especially now during these tumultuous times. Celebrating what had to be largely hidden from view during Whitman's day, the living queer male poets who grace the pages trumpet a glorious and unforgettable spectacle of passion and compassion."
--Richard Blanco, Presidential Inaugural Poet

Product Details

Price
$25.00  $22.50
Publisher
Squares & Rebels
Publish Date
April 30, 2019
Pages
308
Dimensions
4.25 X 0.64 X 7.01 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781941960134
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About the Author

Raymond Luczak is the author and editor of 22 books, including Flannelwood and QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Reviews

"This wide and impressive range of poetry echoing the spirit of Walt Whitman and his literary forebears demonstrates the essential embrace of community that we've always needed to feel whole with ourselves and among others, especially now during these tumultuous times. Celebrating what had to be largely hidden from view during Whitman's day, the living queer male poets who grace the pages trumpet a glorious and unforgettable spectacle of passion and compassion."
--Richard Blanco, Presidential Inaugural Poet