Graphite

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Pub Date: 07/31/2018

Pages: 44

Publisher: Haymarket Books

Imprint: Haymarket Books

ISBN 13: 9781642590005

ISBN 10: 1642590002

Price: / $12.99 CAN$10.00

Category: POETRY / American / African American

Graphite

By Patricia Frazier

Price: $10.00

Format:

Paperback

About the Book

Patricia Frazier’s Graphite is an ode to her grandmother and childhood home, the Ida B. Wells Projects, both which the poet lost to city- and state-sanctioned discrimination. The chapbook investigates loss and gentrification, particularly their effects on black young people from Chicago, whose political movement, resilience, and ability to make celebration after pain, drive these poems.

About the Book

Patricia Frazier’s Graphite is an ode to her grandmother and childhood home, the Ida B. Wells Projects, both which the poet lost to city- and state-sanctioned discrimination. The chapbook...