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ALA Over the Rainbow Title! Call Me by My Other Name by Valerie Wetlaufer

$14.95

Title: Call Me by My Other Name
Author: Valerie Wetlaufer
Type: Full-Length Collection of Poetry
Release Date: March 15, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-943977-04-8
Retail Price: $14.95

Call Me by My Other Name is a fierce, unforgettable book about bodies and desire. Told in three voices—two historical figures, and a meta-poetic third voice that connects past to present—Wetlaufer's story weaves a brutal narrative of how we are taught to masquerade queer gender and yearning. Deeply affecting, the inventive language of these crucial, well-crafted poems transports at the same time as it transcends, embracing ambiguity, balancing intimacy and reserve. This much-anticipated second book by the Lambda Award-winning writer demonstrates that poetry, at its best, is capable of deliverance.

THE AUTHOR: Valerie Wetlaufer is a teacher, editor, and poet. She holds a BA in French and an MA in Teaching from Bennington College, an MFA in Poetry from the Florida State University, and a PhD in Literature & Creative Writing from the University of Utah, where she was a Vice Presidential Fellow. Her first book, Mysterious Acts by My People (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014) won the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry. She lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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