The Type

The Type

Book - 2016
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Sarah Kay's powerful spoken word poetry performances have gone viral, with more than 10 million online views and thousands more in global live audiences. In her second single-poem volume, Kay takes readers along a lyrical road toward empowerment, exploring the promise and complicated reality of being a woman.

During her spoken word poetry performances, audiences around the world have responded strongly to Sarah Kay's poem The Type. As Kay wrote in The Huffington Post: "Much media attention has been paid to what it means to 'be a woman,' but often the conversation focuses on what it means to be a woman in relation to others. I believe these relationships are important. I also think it is possible to define ourselves solely as individuals... We have the power to define ourselves: by telling our own stories, in our own words, with our own voices."

Never-before-published in book form, The Type is illustrated throughout and perfect for gift-giving.
Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316386609
Branch Call Number: 811.6 K233t 2016
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Janowitz, Sophia


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