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Written After a Massacre in the Year 2018

Daniel Borzutzky

Publisher: Coffee House Press

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Summary

Borzutzky won the National Book Award in Poetry for 2016’s The Performance of Being Human. Like his past work, Written After a Massacre in 2018 energetically and creatively engages with current events. This collection has a personal aspects as well. Borzutzky attended services at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue as a child, and knows people affected by those murders. The son of Chilean immigrants, he has a unique perspective on the complicated relationship between U.S. and Latin American economic and political policies. We’ll be printing galleys for this one.

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