Poetry for all the mothers and daughters healing the bloodlines
Belly to the Brutal sings a corrido of the love between mothers and daughters, confronting the learned complicity with patriarchal violence passed down from generation to generation.
A record of visionary experience in the wake of loss
Poet Kerri Webster writes into the vast space left by the deaths of three women: her mother, a mentor, and a friend using a wide array of lyric forms.
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At ‘WesPress’ we are celebrating Native American Heritage Month! Here is a sampling of relevant books about Indigenous people that range from poetry to memoir and highlight North America’s diverse…Read More
Wesleyan University Press and Wesleyan University Center for the Arts in association with Alternate ROOTS, American Lyric Theater, Cultural Pluralism Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO), Dance & BMore, Dance Exchange, David Geffen School…Read More
Life Lines: Poets in Conversation
In the first season of Life Lines: Poets in Conversation, hosted by Pushcart-prize nominated writer Dianne Bilyak, award-winning poets explore how poetry informs critical cultural discussions around grief, identity, womanhood, citizenship, environment, heritage, violence toward women, mother and daughter bonds, and generational trauma.