On The Imperial Highway: New And Selected Poems
by Jayne Cortez
Publication Date: Feb 24, 2009
List Price: $18.00 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 131
Imprint: Hanging Loose Press
Publisher: Hanging Loose Press
Parent Company: Hanging Loose Press
Poetry. African American Studies. Jayne Cortez is the author of eleven books of poetry and performer of her poems with music on nine recordings. Her voice is celebrated for its political, surrealistic, dynamic innovations in lyricism, and visceral sound. Cortez has presented her work and ideas at universities, museums, and festivals around the world. "Cortez has been and continues to be an explorer, probing the valleys and chasms of human existence. No ravine is too perilous, no abyss too threatening for Jayne Cortez"—Maya Angelou. "If you haven’t read Jayne Cortez, you’re missing some of the best that life has to offer. A compellingly original voice of fire and freedom"—Franklin Rosemont. "Jayne Cortez’s poems are filled with images that most of us are afraid to see"—Walter Mosley.
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