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Moving and unflinchingly honest poems from three different cultures about experiences of the female body, the family, sexual politics and conflict

Inspired by Penguin's enormously successful '60s series of the same name, the Penguin Modern Poets are succinct, collectible, lovingly-assembled guides to the richness and diversity of contemporary poetry, from the UK, America and beyond. Every volume brings together representative selections from the work of three poets now writing, allowing the seasoned poetry fan and the curious reader alike to encounter our most exciting new voices.

Volume 3, Your Family, Your Body, features the work of Malika Booker, the Guyanese-British writer and performer behind London- and Chicago-based collective Malika's Kitchen; the Pulitzer Prize-winning Sharon Olds, one of America's most brilliant, beloved and candid voices; and Warsan Shire, the poet who lent her words to Beyoncé's visual album Lemonade.

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  • Paperback

    9780141984018

    February 15, 2017

    Penguin Press

    128 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Penguin Modern Poets 3: Your Family, Your Body
    Malika Booker, Sharon Olds, Warsan Shire

    EBook

    9780141984025

    January 26, 2017

    Penguin eBooks

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