Check out Camille’s New Poem

When I die, I hope they talk about me

 

like they talk about the recently dead

president who oversaw the bombing

of countless children. Headlines today recall

his beloved three-year-old girl,

who he apparently hopes to meet

when he gets to heaven. . .

[ Read more at The Rumpus]

Guidebook to Relative Strangers in Paperback August 8th!

Check out the new paperback edition of Guidebook to Relative Strangers. Accepting pre-orders now!

“Part memoir, part travelogue, part parental guide, this book is a stunningly beautiful love letter from a mother to her daughter to help her daughter embrace the world she lives in, to introduce her to her ancestors, and prepare her for the future.” — Edwidge Danticat, author of The Art of Death