New from Pearlsong Press
Under the Pomegranate Tree by Leslie Moïse
In ancient Ammon, a sheltered young woman fleeing her rich and powerful father’s plans for her marriage is thrust into a violent world in which her only tools — or weapons — are her knowledge of plants and healing.
The third volume in the groundbreaking Fat Poets Speak series edited by Frannie Zellman. The poets write about their joys, sorrows, anger, and pleasures living in a world that constantly tries to reject and inhibit fat people. Featuring “The Days of Fat Lilith,” Zellman’s series of poems celebrating fat goddesshood.
Flying on Invisible Wings by Félix Garmendía
Felix Garmendia‘s poems narrate his life as a gay activist in the face of illness and intolerance, from his early years in conservative Catholic Puerto Rico of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s to his arrival in Manhattan, New York City ion 1988, his experiences as an HIV+ survivor, and current disability due to Inclusion Body Myositis.
If We Were Snowflakes by Barbara D’Souza
Barbara D’Souza‘s young adult novel is set in a U.S. in which chocolate is a controlled substance and fatness is taxed. A teenage girl tries to find out who turned her father in for trafficking chocolate while she deals with the challenges of FatSchool.
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