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A Blind Salmon

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A Blind Salmon

By  Julia Wong Kcomt , Translator  Jennifer Shyue
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A Blind Salmon engages in Julia Wong Kcomt's characteristically unflinching plumbing of the human body and traces fanged emotions with sticky precision, exploring mothering, multilinguality, and madness.


Tus n writer Julia Wong Kcomt's sixth collection of poetry, A Blind Salmon is her first full-length collection available in English. Written while she was living in Buenos Aires, the collection crosses borders between Berlin, Buenos Aires, Chep n, Tijuana, and Vienna. It takes up sameness and difference, shot through with desert sand.


In these poems, Wong Kcomt renders homage to writers such as the Peruvian poet and visual artist Jorge Eduardo Eielson, who died in Milan as she was writing them. She fingers the filmy line between poetry and narrative prose to build a lyrical menagerie all her own.

ISBN: 9781646053063

ISBN-10: 9781646053063

Publisher: Phoneme Media

Publication Date: 06/11/2024 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/05/2023 - 12:00am

Pages: 148

Language: English

Categories

Caribbean & Latin American

Women Authors

Asian - Chinese