sx salon 41

An Imagination of Reassembly

John Robert Lee, Pierrot (Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2020); 72 pages; ISBN: 978-1845234782 (paperback)

Canisia Lubrin
October 2022

a powerful gathering of poems illuminates these pages

Loretta Collins Klobah and Maria Grau Perejoan, eds., The Sea Needs No Ornament / El mar no necesita ornamento: A Bilingual Anthology of Contemporary Caribbean Women Poets, trans. Loretta Collins Klobah and Maria Grau Perejoan (Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2020); 397 pages; ISBN 978-1845234737 (paperback)

Marta Fernández Campa
October 2022

sistahs and solidarity—performing sex and politics

Staceyann Chin, Crossfire: A Litany for Survival (Chicago: Haymarket, 2019); 216 pages; ISBN 978-1642590258 (paperback)

d’bi.young anitafrika, dubbin poetry: the collected poems of d’bi.young anitafrika (Toronto: Spolrusie, 2019); 389 pages; ISBN 978-1999038908 (paperback)

Natalie Wall
October 2022

poetics as sweet as saltfish

David Bradford, Dream of No One but Myself (Kingston: Brick, 2021); 112 pages; ISBN: 978-1771315609 (paperback)

Marvin Thompson, Road Trip (Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2020); 68 pages; ISBN: 978-1845234607 (paperback)

Cornel Bogle
October 2022

In Whose Language

Lyric Labor and the Black I-mage in NourbeSe Philip’s “Meditations on the Declension of Beauty by the Girl with the Flying Cheek-bones”

Lauren K. Alleyne
October 2022
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