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Unravel by Tammy Armstrong


By Tammy Armstrong

Unravel addresses our universal experiences of time and place, and how those places shape who and what we are. Unravel challenges our sometimes-complacent perceptions and justifies what we all hold dear: an address and an identity.

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Unus Mundus

By Mari-Lou Rowley

In this, her ninth collection of poetry, Mari-Lou Rowley explores how we, as a species, have moved beyond our search for a union with the cosmos—in the spiritual sense—to the desire to conquer its mysteries and exploit its resources.

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Viral Suite by Mari-Lou Rowley

Viral Suite

By Mari-Lou Rowley

Viral Suite explores our relationship with self, other, environment, space, and time. The sensual and the cerebral. How the we/here/now is evolving and mutating with each downloaded packet.

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Vs. (Finalist, Acorn-Plantos Award)

By Kerry Ryan

Throughout the collection the author reflects on what it means to be a woman and a fighter, as well as a poet and a fighter. But, ultimately, Vs. is about the fights we all face: brain vs. body, intention vs. action, perception vs. identity, who we are vs. who we want to be.

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What It Feels Like for a Girl

By Jennica Harper

What It Feels Like for a Girl is a book-length series of poems that tell the story of two teenage girls as they delve into the big, strange world of sex.

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