Octagon by Kristiana Rae ColónOctagon by Kristiana Rae Colón

Octagon

byKristiana Rae Colón

Paperback | October 7, 2015

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Some poems are better written in flesh . . . After Wall Street and Tahrir Square, after ISIS and the NSA, after Ferguson and Eric Garner: here come the poets. In a downtown poetry slam with a place on the team to be won, eight young poets prepare to do battle. But backstage it's all kicking off with love triangles, families to feed and wounds to rip open. And in the end, is it about winning - or finding the words that need to be said? Octagon received its world premiere at the Arcola Theatre, London, on 16 September 2015.
Kristiana Col¿n is a poet, playwright, and actor from the USA. Her honours include a Pushcart Prize nomination, and her work has been included in Dzanc Books' Best of the Web 2010 and the anthologies Not a Muse: The Inner Lives of Women, a World Poetry Anthology (2009) and Chorus: A Literary (Re)Mixtape (2012). Col¿n has taught at Chic...
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Title:OctagonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7 × 5 × 1 inPublished:October 7, 2015Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474275427

ISBN - 13:9781474275422

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Col¿n's is clearly an individual, interesting voice . . . There are some pertinent, difficult subjects addressed without fear or timidity . . . Col¿n is a writer to watch.