By Kate Durbin,Chris Abani
--Juan Felipe Herrera, writer of Half of the realm in Light
"Durbin's debut quantity sizzles...Throughout this deeply feminist, groundbreaking assortment, she employs either the fundamental forces of her mind and a full of life depth of startling imagery to implode or explode traditional notions of sexuality and womanhood."
--Maurya Simon, writer of Cartographies
"Durbin writes satisfactory conventional lyric poems, whereas at different occasions she writes poems that push the bounds of the avant-garde and, so much amazingly, at different instances, she makes a loving marriage of the 2! this is often a great debut via a tender poet burning with talent."
--Thomas Lux, writer of God Particles
Black Goat is an autonomous poetry imprint of Akashic Books created and curated through award-winning Nigerian writer Chris Abani (author of Becoming Abigail and Song for Night). Black Goat is dedicated to publishing well-crafted poetry with a spotlight on experimental or thematically demanding paintings. The sequence goals to create a proportional illustration of woman poets and non-American poets, rather poets from Africa.
Little pink driving Hood, Jezebel, Catherine Breillat's fats woman, Marilyn Monroe, Amelia Earhart, Pier Paolo Pasolini's Christ--these are just many of the archetypal and dad cultural characters that populate Kate Durbin's unusual and captivating coming-of-age poetry assortment, The starving Audience.
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