Jacques will be joined by poet Corey Van Landingham https://www.coreyvanlandingham.com
2019 Alice James Books Award Editor’s Choice
"Who would I have been back then?" asks the speaker of this aching and astute collection of poems, many of which wrestle with the legacy and intergenerational trauma of AIDS from the point of view of someone born in the pandemic's aftermath. What does it mean to live and love in the wake of a community-rupturing crisis, when a stranger's kiss recalls "those men/of our fathers' generation/who'd rendezvous in parks/past dark?"
—Michelle Hart, Oprah Daily