Simon & Schuster

9781501132735

STARRED REVIEW

How We Fight for Our Lives

Award-winning poet Saeed Jones weaves a series of stinging, memorable vignettes into a powerful coming-of-age memoir.

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Review of ‘How We Fight for Our Lives’

In How We Fight for Our Lives, award-winning poet Saeed Jones (Prelude to Bruise) weaves a series of stinging, memorable vignettes into a powerful coming-of-age memoir. This intimate book, which details his experiences growing up black and gay in the American South, is a required and distinctly singular read.

Through flowing metaphors and dialogue, rich…

Interview with Saeed Jones

Authors who turn themselves inside out for their stories, who are the most vulnerable and giving in their writing, often matter to us the most. Saeed Jones discusses the nature of vulnerability while on a book tour.

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