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In poems rich with sensuality and discord, Mukomolova explores her complex identity--Russian, Jewish, refugee, New Yorker, lesbian-- through the Russian tale of Vasilyssa, a young girl left to fend for herself against the witch Baba Yaga. Heavy with family and fable, these poems are a beautiful articulation of difference under duress.

About the Author


Gala Mukomolova earned an MFA from the University of Michigan. She is the author of the chapbook One Above One Below: Positions & Lamentations (YesYes Books 2018), and her poetry and essays have appeared in POETRY, PEN America, the Billfold, and elsewhere. In 2016 Gala won the Discovery Poetry Prize. She writes astrology-inspired love letters under the name Galactic Rabbit.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781566895439
ISBN-10: 156689543X
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication Date: April 9th, 2019
Pages: 88
Language: English