“Lion Brothers is a psychologically astute, keen, and powerful sequence of poems that harness the luminous particulars of experience and race to reveal worlds within and behind the immediate, visible one. This is a marvelous debut.”
Arthur Sze, author of Sight Lines, Winner of the 2019 National Book Award

Winner of the Press 53 Award for Poetry

“Its poems show how family life in contemporary America can break to pieces. Under the right circumstances, there may be redemption, but under the wrong circumstances, there may be disaster that tears into the fabric of society.”

–Tom Lombardo, Judge

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