Gumbo YA YA: Poems by Aurielle Marie

Gumbo YA YA: Poems

Aurielle Marie

72 pages missing pub info (editions)

nonfiction poetry sociology


Winner of the 2020 Cave Canem Poetry Prize "Some writers write poetry to flex what they can do. Aurielle Marie writes reckoning poems themselves come to work. Gumbo Ya Ya kicks with this lit lit magic, this insistent electricity, pages what sweat...

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