I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the World by Kai Cheng ThomI Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the World by Kai Cheng Thom

I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the World

byKai Cheng Thom

Paperback | September 1, 2019

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What can we hope for at the end of the world? What can we trust in when community has broken our hearts? What would it mean to pursue justice without violence? How can we love in the absence of faith?

In a heartbreaking yet hopeful collection of personal essays and prose poems, blending the confessional, political, and literary, acclaimed poet and essayist Kai Cheng Thom dives deep into the questions that haunt social movements today. With the author''s characteristic eloquence and honesty, I Hope We Choose Love proposes heartfelt solutions on the topics of violence, complicity, family, vengeance, and forgiveness. Taking its cues from contemporary thought leaders in the transformative justice movement such as adrienne maree brown and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, this provocative book is a call for nuance in a time of political polarization, for healing in a time of justice, and for love in an apocalypse.

Kai Cheng Thom is a writer, performance artist, and psychotherapist in Toronto. Her novel Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl''s Confabulous Memoir was released by Metonymy Press in 2016. Her first poetry book, a place called No Homeland, and her children''s picture book From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in t...
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Title:I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the WorldFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 2019Publisher:Arsenal Pulp PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1551527758

ISBN - 13:9781551527758

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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