Hybrid | Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology

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Join us for a reading from the anthology, Queer Nature featuring readings by poets Amie Whittemore, Khalisa Rae, Jessica Jacobs, Ed Madden, Amber Flora Thomas, Tara Burke, and Brian Teare.

This is a hybrid event, meaning there is an option to attend virtually and a limited number of seats are available to attend the event in-store. Registration is required for both in-person and virtual attendance. 

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This anthology amplifies and centers LGBTQIA+ voices and perspectives in a collection of contemporary nature poetry. Showcasing over two hundred queer writers from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Queer Nature offers a new context for and expands upon the canon of nature poetry while also offering new lenses through which to view queerness and the natural world.

In the introduction, editor Michael Walsh writes that the anthology is "concerned with poems that speak to and about nature as the term is applied in everyday language to queer and trans bodies and identities . . . Queer Nature remains interested in elements, flora, fauna, habitats, homes, and natural forces--literary aspects of the work that allow queer and trans people to speak within their specific cultural and literary histories of the abnormal, the animal, the elemental, and the unnatural." The anthology features poets including Elizabeth Bishop, Richard Blanco, Kay Ryan, Jericho Brown, Allen Ginsberg, Natalie Diaz, and June Jordan, as well as emerging voices such as Jari Bradley, Alicia Mountain, Eric Tran, and Jim Whiteside.

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Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 6:00pm
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Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology By Michael Walsh (Editor) Cover Image
By Michael Walsh (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781637680384
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Autumn House Press - May 11th, 2022

Take Me with You, Wherever You're Going By Jessica Jacobs Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781945588266
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Published: Four Way Books - March 4th, 2019

In Whatever Light Left to Us By Jessica Jacobs Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781943977192
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Published: Sibling Rivalry Press, LLC - October 13th, 2016

Ark By Ed Madden Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781943977086
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Published: Sibling Rivalry Press, LLC - March 15th, 2016

Ghost in a Black Girl's Throat By Khalisa Rae Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597098854
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 12th, 2021

Doomstead Days By Brian Teare Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643620022
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Published: Nightboat Books - April 2nd, 2019

Glass Harvest By Amie Whittemore Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781938769160
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Published: Autumn House Press - September 6th, 2016

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