Beastgirl & Other Origin Myths
Poetry / Novels in Verse, Multicultural/ Interracial
New Adult (18-30), Adult (25+)
Release Date: October 2016
BEASTGIRL & OTHER ORIGIN MYTHS is a collection of folkloric poems centered on the historical, mythological, gendered, and geographic experiences of a first generation American woman. From the border in the Dominican Republic, to the bustling streets of New York City, Acevedo considers how some bodies must walk through the world as beastly beings. How these forgotten myths be both blessing and birthright.
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