Build Yourself a Boat

Longlist, National Book Awards 2019 for Poetry

ISBN 9781608466115
Haymarket Books
Camonghne Felix

Camonghne Felix is a poet, political strategist, media junkie, and cultural worker. She received an MA in arts politics from NYU and an MFA from Bard College. Felix has received fellowships from Cave Canem, Callaloo, and Poets House. More about this author >

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This is about what grows through the wreckage. This is an anthem of survival and a look at what might come after. A view of what floats and what, ultimately, sustains.

Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory.