Village (Paperback)

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Part poetry collection, part soundscape, Village uses dark humor and keen observation to explore the roots of memory, grief, and estrangement.

In propulsive and formally inventive verse, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs examines how trauma reshapes lineage, language, and choice, disrupting attempts at reconciliation across generations. Questioning who is deemed worthy of public memorialization, Diggs raises new monuments, tears down classist tropes, offers detailed instructions for her own international funeral celebrations, and makes visible the hidden labors of care and place. From corners in Harlem through North Carolina back roads, Diggs complicates the concept of "survivor," getting to the truth of living in the dystopia of poverty.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781566896610
ISBN-10: 1566896614
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication Date: February 7th, 2023
Pages: 112
Language: English