Hala Alyan writes a powerful poetic debut about growing up in-between cultures and identities.
Rupi Kaur. You’ve heard of her. You’ve seen her poetry on Tumblr, Instagram and so many more platforms in artsy movements. Rupi Kaur is the “Queen of Instapoets.” Without knowing a lot about her I was skeptical of the idea of her heavily commercialized poetry. Daughter of two immigrant parents, 25-year-old Rupi Kaur is an […]
Gun Love is all dark mud and opalescent poetry, rife with racketeering and heart. Song Pairing: “Heaven is a Place” by Amber Run Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Gun Love is what happens if the Gilmore Girls became a less quippy duo specializing in lyrical symbolism, trailer park omens and moth-riddled heirlooms. Pearl France […]
I was asked to read this collection of poetry in college as part of a reflection and connection project in a creative writing class. I fell in love with the way she described the pain behind the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and I recently felt the urge to revisit it. Colosseum by Katie Ford was […]
Feels Like: Something you would give to your best friend at graduation. I have never related to anything so much in my life. I’ve also never laughed until I peed myself. It’s a day of firsts for me. Every twenty-something needs to read this book and then pass it along to twelve friends. This was a fun […]
“There are some books that just speak to me, but what they tell me to do terrifies me.” Right off the bat, this cover is intriguing to anyone with a twisted sense of adventure. I found myself laughing in horror and twisting in my seat with discomfort at these nightmares in short. Several, I believe, […]