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The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water

Cameron Barnett’s poetry collection, The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water (winner of the 2017 Rising Writer Contest), explores the complexity of race and the body for a black man in today’s America.

96 pages | 6 x 9


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Table of Contents

I. • When the Mute Swans Return • Nonbinding Legislation, or a Resolution • To the Octopus • purple Ruckle • Stack • Stepping into your Mouth • Country Grammar • True Face About Water • Letter to Sandy • Nigger • Cygnus • Bottle • The Drowning Boy’s Guid

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