Creative Writing

The Book of Dirt

The Book of Dirt by Nicole Santalucia, graduate ’08, Creative Writing The New School

NYQ Books, 2020

From the publisher:

Veering from wry surrealism to ebullient slapstick, the poems in Nicole Santalucia’s The Book of Dirt chronicle outrage, love, and fear, wed to the terrain and culture of southern-central Pennsylvania. In this collection, lesbians crawl out of the grave that America has been digging since its inception; these are timely poems of resistance, celebrating marriage, sobriety, and survival.

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