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Author: Arisa White

Arisa White received her MFA from UMass, Amherst. She's a Cave Canem fellow and the author of BLACK PEARL (Nomadic Press, 2016), Post Pardon, Hurrah's Nest, and A PENNY SAVED (Aquarius Press/Willow Books, 2012). A 2013-14 recipient of an Investing in Artist Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation and the northwest regional representative for Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color, Arisa is a BFA faculty advisor at Goddard College. Her third full-length collection is YOU'RE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING THAT HAPPENED (Augury Books, 2016).

A Penny Saved
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A Penny Saved

Aquarius Press/Willow Books

Poetry. African American Studies. LGBT Studies. Based on a true story. In her second full-length collection, A PENNY SAVED, Arisa White's elegantly harrowing poems investigate the idea of the "captive" within spousal abuse. Often utilizing the voice...

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Black Pearl
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Black Pearl

Nomadic Press

Poetry. Drama. California Interest. African & African American Studies. Love is alive in White's eight poems and poetic drama that call on the feminine presence, through ancestral memory and legacy, to heal a broken heart. "[Arisa White] is a fierc...

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You're The Most Beautiful Thing That Happened
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You're The Most Beautiful Thing That Happened

Augury Books

Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. California Interest. African & African American Studies. Women's Studies. Lambda Literary Award Finalist for Lesbian Poetry. Angular, smart, and fearless, Arisa White's newest collection takes its titles from words used inte...

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