Soul Sister Revue: A Poetry Compilation edited by Cynthia Manick
edited by Cynthia Manick
In this striking anthology 40 poets from the Soul Sister Revue reading series, including Evie Shockley, Hanif Abdurraqib, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Cathy Linh Che, José Olivarez, and Patricia Smith, commemorate culture, Motown, and community, while responding to the question: what does soul mean to you?
Cynthia Manick is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet with a MFA in Creative Writing from the New School; she has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Fine Arts Work Center, the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Hedgebrook, Poets House, and the Vermont Studio Center. She was a 2014 finalist for the New York Foundation of Arts Fellowship in Poetry; serves as East Coast Editor of the independent press Jamii Publishing; and is Founder of the reading series Soul Sister Revue. Manick's work has appeared in African American Review, Bone Bouquet, Callaloo, Fjords Review, Kweli Journal, Muzzle Magazine, Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora, St. Ann's Review, Spillway Magazine, and elsewhere. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.