“I marvel at these poems. From the opening lines of the collection, Issa Lewis deftly performs her theme, illuminating for the reader how life stitches us into place and how memory coheres in the material world once we’re gone.” –Joanna Penn Cooper, author of What Is a Domicile
Learn more about Issa M. Lewis’s professional life, poetics, and publications.
Issa M. Lewis’s first collection of poetry, published by Finishing Line Press.
I consider it a high point in my career thus far that I was able to begin reviewing books of poetry for The Rumpus. I have respected their work for years, and when the opportunity arose, I happily took it! It came out late this past March: https://therumpus.net/2019/03/the-carrying-by-ada-limon/ What a phenomenal book. This was the type…