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By Safiya Sinclair

Winner of the 2016 Whiting Award 
Winner of the Addison Metcalf Award from the yankee Academy of Arts & Letters
Winner of the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature (Poetry)
An American Library Association "Notable ebook of the Year" 
Longlisted for the 2017 Dylan Thomas Prize 
Longlisted for the 2017 PEN Open publication Award
One of BuzzFeed's most sensible Poetry Books of 2016
One of The New Yorker's "Books We enjoyed in 2016"
One of BuzzFeed Book's top Literary Debuts of 2016

Colliding with and confronting The Tempest and postcolonial id, the poems in Safiya Sinclair's Cannibal discover Jamaican formative years and heritage, race family members in the United States, womanhood, otherness, and exile. She conjures up a house now not available and a physique from time to time uninhabitable, frequently reflected by means of a hybrid Eve/Caliban determine. Blooming with severe lyricism and fertile imagery, those full-blooded poems are stylish, mythic, and intricately woven. the following the feminine physique is a depressing panorama; the feminine physique is cannibal. Sinclair shocks and delights her readers along with her willingness to disorient and impress, making a multitextured college of lovely and explosive poems.

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