The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water

Winner of the 2017 Rising Writer Contest, selected by Ada Limón

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The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water

Winner of the 2017 Rising Writer Contest, selected by Ada Limón

US List Price: $17.95

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Ceaselessly honest and uncannily self-aware, the poems in The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water dance between grace, music, and truth. With a voice that’s leaning in instead of away, this collection is a lively and necessary debut that cracks open the complications of skin color, love, and the natural world.
—ADA LIMÓN

Cameron Barnett earned his MFA in poetry at The University of Pittsburgh, where he was poetry editor for Hot Metal Bridge literary magazine and co-coordinator of the Pitt Speakeasy Reading Series. His honors include the O’Donnell Award for Excellence in Poetry from Duquesne University and The Academy of American Poets Graduate Poetry Award from The University of […]

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