Synopses & Reviews
With her characteristic music and precision, Dubrow's prose poems delve unflinchingly into a mother's story of trauma and captivity. The poet proves that truth telling and vision can give meaning to the gravest situations, allowing women to create a future on their own terms.
"Jehanne Dubrow in her fifth book of poems tells us a story so compelling that we put down our tasks and turn to her voice."--Hilda Raz, author of All Odd and Splendid
"We witness in these pages raw violence of marriages arranged, marriages broken. We feel the knife blade, recognize as our own every wounded body."--Peggy Shumaker, author of Gnawed Bones
About the Author
Jehanne Dubrow is the author of four previous poetry collections, including Stateside and Red Army Red. She is the director of the Rose O'Neill Literary House and is an associate professor of English at Washington College.