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Electric Arches (Paperback)

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Blending stark realism with the surreal and fantastic, Eve L. Ewing's narrative takes us from the streets of Chicago to an unspecified future, deftly navigating the boundaries of space, time, and reality.


Ewing imagines familiar figures in magical circumstances, and identifies everyday objects - hair moisturizer, a spiral notebook - as precious icons.


Her visual art is spare, playful and poignant: a cereal-box decoder ring that allows the wearer to understand what Black girls are saying; a teacher's angry, subversive message scrawled on the chalkboard.


Electric Arches invites fresh conversations about race, gender, the city, identity and the joy and pain of growing up.



Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 30/07/2020 ISBN-13: 9780141991993  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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From Chicago, Eve L. Ewing is a writer and sociologist. Her works include the nonfiction Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side, the poetry collection 1919, and the Ironheart series as well as other titles for Marvel Comics. She is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

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