The Collected Schizophrenias – Esme Weijun Wang
It provided me with a nuanced insight into a illness that even though I suffer from it I had no idea of.
Deaf Republic – Ilya Kaminsky
I was speechless going through this book. It was the first time I’ve read a collection of poetry and cried because I was so pulled in by the story, yes the story.
Gingerbread – Helen Oyeyemi
Her books, especially this one, is just an absolute delight and an adventure to go through!
Women Talking – Miriam Toews
A powerful book about a group of women often forgotten, often silenced, making their voices heard.
Magical Negro – Morgan Parker
Parker is someone I look up to as someone who uses surreal language and hyper-real imagery as a way to speak on race and the archetypes that plague us.
Sandra T is a poet and storyteller based in Brooklyn, NY. Their debut poetry collection, the sun weakens beneath the skin, is being released by Oni House Press.