808s and Otherworlds by Sean Avery Medlin is a vibrant collection that bridges poetry and essay. With a hip hop vibe, Medlin explores their coming of age as a queer black person in suburban Arizona. Medlin’s writing has changed the way I look at poetry.
–Caitlin, Island Books, Mercer Island, WA
This was one of Island Books’ Best of 2021 nonfiction book choices.