The Hurting Kind (Kobo eBook)

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  • Author is a highly acclaimed poet whose last collection of poems The Carrying won the National Book Critics Circle Award, was a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and was named an ALA Notable Book of 2018
  • Author was appointed the new host of the daily poetry podcast The Slowdown, taking over from former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K Smith
  • Author's previous collection Bright Dead Things was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Award
  • Author's last collection The Carrying was widely reviewed by the New York Times, the Washington Post, O, the Oprah Magazine, the Guardian, and NPR, among other prominent publications, and was praised by bestselling authors Tracy K Smith and Roxane Gay
  • Author's last collection The Carrying has sold almost 20K copies in hardcover and paperback
  • We expect major blurbs and major press, with a two-page profile already seeded in Publishers Weekly and early coverage in the New Yorker, CNN, Lit Hub, and Books Are Magic
  • The book's engagement with pain, family, the natural world, generational trauma, grief, and hope will invite a wide readership and provide opportunities for rich coverage
  • Author worked as a bookseller at Readers' Books in Sonoma, CA, and is deeply engaged in the independent bookselling community
  • Preorder coop available to indie accounts (order 5+, get $25)
Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781639550500
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
Publication Date: May 9th, 2022