In Heart Berries, Terese Marie Mailhot recounts her coming of age as a Nlaka’pamux woman in Canada, while questioning what it means to ethically narrate the stories of Native lives.
For this week of Nonfiction November I’ll be pairing nonfiction titles with books nominated for National Book Awards, from Rebecca Makkai’s The Great Believers to Négar Djavadi’s Disoriental.
I’ll be kicking off Nonfiction November with a mix of memoirs, from Kiese Laymon’s Heavy to Francisco Cantú’s The Line Becomes a River.
The first anthology of Native poets in decades, New Poets of Native Nations spotlights the vast scope and deep impact of new Native poetry.
After a month of constant movement, in which I read little more than half of what I had planned, I finally am settling into my new place, unpacking, and preparing to wrap up my summer reading.
From Brooklyn poet Tommy “Teebs” Pico comes the final installment in his trilogy of long poems that explore the nuances of urban life, Indigenous identity, queer love, and more through the use of forms heavily influenced by the frenetic pace of social media and digital communication.