สอน บา คา ร่าFEATHERED SERPENT a Kirkus Best YA Book of 2018

Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky: Myths of Mexico made the Kirkus list of Best YA Books of 2018! Seventy-five titles are on the list, in eight categories. The one FSDHS was selected for–Books That Feed Imaginations–is perfect for my retelling of these crucial ancestral tales.  

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สอน บา คา ร่าKintsukuroi

(The following poem, from my collection?Shattering and Bricolage, was quoted in?“Innocence,” episode 14.4 of the CBS drama?Criminal Minds,) Like a hammer deliberate Or careless, jostling child, Life tumbles us From safe, oblivious heights To smash to shards And scattering dust. Yet, though shattered, We may have the fortune To feel…

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Quoted on Criminal Minds

Last night I was quoted on the show?Criminal Minds?on CBS. In the final moments of the show, Penelope García says the following line. “‘When wounds are healed by love / The scars are beautiful.’ David Bowles.” The words are from “Kintsukuroi,” a poem from my collection Shattering and Bricolage,?which is…

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