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

September 1, 2019|
I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the World by Kai Cheng Thom
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American Library Association Stonewall Book Awards Honor Book; Winner, Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender-Variant Literature

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 community healer in Toronto. She is the author of the novel Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl''s Confabulous Memoir Metonymy Press), the poetry collection a place called No Homeland (an American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book in 2018), and the childr...
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Title:I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the World
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:144 pages, 7.9 X 5.8 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 7.9 X 5.8 X 0.6 in
Published:September 1, 2019
Publisher:Arsenal Pulp Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781551527758

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