Fuchsia

by Mahtem Shiferraw,

Series: African Poetry Book

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  • 9780803285569
  • 9781496203533
Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, Ethiopian American Mahtem Shiferraw’s Fuchsia examines conceptions of the displaced, disassembled, and nomadic self. Embedded in her poems are colors, elements, and sensations that evoke painful memories related to deep-seated remnants of trauma, war, and diaspora. Yet rooted in these losses and dangers also lie opportunities for mending and reflecting, evoking a distinct sense of hope. Elegant and traditional, the poems in Fuchsia examine what it means to both recall the past and continue onward with a richer understanding.
  • UNP - Nebraska; March 2016
  • ISBN: 9781496203533
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  • Title: Fuchsia
  • Series: African Poetry Book
  • Author: Mahtem Shiferraw; Kwame Dawes (other)
  • Imprint: University of Nebraska Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780803285569
  • 9781496203533

About The Author

Mahtem Shiferraw is a native of Ethiopia and Eritrea and now lives in Los Angeles, California. Her work has appeared in Mandala Journal, Callaloo, Luna Luna Magazine, Cactus Heart Press, Blast Furnace, and Mad Hatters' Review

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780803285569
  • 9781496203533