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Sierra DeMulder

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Sierra DeMulder is an internationally touring performance poet and educator, a two-time National Poetry Slam champion, and a thrice-published author of The Bones Below, New Shoes on a Dead Horse (2010, 2012, Write Bloody Publishing), and We Slept Here (Button Poetry, 2015). A 2014 McKnight Fellowship recipient, Sierra's work has been featured on NPR, Huffington Post, The Advocate, and more. In addition to performing, Sierra is the curriculum director of the Slam Camp at Indiana University, an annual writing summer camp for high school students, and one of the founders of Button Poetry, the largest digital distributor of spoken word in the world. Her latest full-length collection, Today Means Amen, was released early 2016 by Andrews McMeel, ...more

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Today Means Amen

4.15 avg rating — 1,066 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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The Bones Below

4.23 avg rating — 963 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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New Shoes On A Dead Horse

4.26 avg rating — 435 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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We Slept Here

4.51 avg rating — 270 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Sierra DeMulder added a status update: Super honored and excited to be a 2016 Goodreads Choice Award nominee in poetry! Cast your vote now at www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-p....
Sierra DeMulder and 3 other people liked Hayley's review of Today Means Amen:
Today Means Amen by Sierra DeMulder
"So, so beautiful. Touched my heart in a thousand different ways. Sierra is my favorite poet of all time, and Today Means Amen (the poem the book is titled after) is my favorite poem of all time. Buy it and support her + heal yourself in the proces..."
Today Means Amen by Sierra DeMulder
"I absolutely adored this story, told in a collection of poems, meant to aid and heal and confront.

There's nothing I disliked, except maybe the cover. The cover just doesn't match the book.

"This moment is a hallelujah...today means amen."" Read more of this review »
Sierra DeMulder and 1 other person liked Megan's review of Today Means Amen:
Today Means Amen by Sierra DeMulder
"I wish I knew how to put into words how this book made me feel. I've struggled to write a review for Sierra Demulder's collection of poems for awhile now because of just that.... but if you love poetry that makes you feel and think and fall out of..." Read more of this review »
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“Your body is not a temple.
Your body is the house you grew up in.
How dare you try to burn it to the ground.
You are bigger than this.
You are bigger
than this.”
Sierra DeMulder

“My body is a dead language and you pronounce each word perfectly.”
Sierra DeMulder

“I loved you head over handles
like my first bicycle accident —
before the mouthful of gravel and blood,
I swore we were flying.”
Sierra DeMulder

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