Synopses & Reviews
A 1991 National Poetry Series selection. "One of the year's most powerful books of any genre...A joyful discovery, [it] contains poems that present the black American experience with heightened intensity...[with] language at once immediate and transcendent..."Grace Shulman, The Nation
About the Author
Thylias Moss is the author of seven volumes of poetry, a memoir, and a book for children. A 1996 MacArthur Fellow, she is also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writer's Award, and the Witter Brynner Prize. She teaches at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.