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Hands for Language is a groundbreaking poetry collection that expands the dialogue around literary representation. At its core, it is a bildungsroman in verse encompassing postcolonial and diasporic themes. This volume is intended to take readers on a journey through the eyes of a young girl of colour living in America. She explores themes of transnationalism, migration, l ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 15th 2020 by Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
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Such a beautiful poetry collection! There's some really great poems in here about current events, like climate change and immigration especially. ...more
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Uma Menon is a sixteen-year-old author from Winter Park, Florida. Her debut book, Hands for Language, will be released in May 2020 from Mawenzi House Publishers.

Her acclaimed writing has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize and appeared in over three dozen different publications, including The Huffington Post, The Progressive, and The Rumpus. She received the 2019 Lee Bennett Hopkins Award

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