the she said dialogues: flesh memory

A reprint of the black feminist classic by the late poet and performer Akilah Oliver.



Category: Tag:

Akilah Oliver wrote that this beloved 1999 poetry collection “investigates the non-linear synapses between desire, memory, blackness (as both a personal iden- tity and a non-essentialist historical notion), sexuality and language.” Twenty years later, the she said dialogues: flesh memory is still essential reading for under- standing the poetics and politics of our time.

ISBN: 9781643620343
Paperback, 112 pages, 6 x 9
Publication Date: January 5, 2021

Akilah Oliver was born in St. Louis and grew up in Los Angeles. She was the author of two books of poetry: A Toast in the House of Friends (2009 …

More about Akilah Oliver