Synopses & Reviews
"temp words is a journey through impermanence from my perspective as an American mixed race woman of color. Poetry and prose reflect themes such as death, outrage, temptation, identity, and transcendence. This is my edge, this is how I navigate through life: one moment at a time." alison hart
About the Author
Alison Hart studied theater at New York University and later found her voice as a writer. She identifies as a mixed-race African American, Passamaquoddy Native American, Irish, Scottish, and English woman of color. Her play about a mixed-race young woman confronting her mother about their black heritage, Mother Daughter Dance, was produced by A Black Box Theater in San Francisco in 1995. Alison performed the part of the Mother. Her poetry collection Temp Words was published by Cosmo Press in 2015, and her poems appear in Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2016) and elsewhere.