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Jennifer Tamayo's [Red Missed Aches] Now Available For Preorder!

Jennifer Tamayo's Red Missed Aches Read Missed Aches Red Mistakes Read Mistakes is now available for preorder on the Switchback website.

[Red Missed Aches] is a perfect-bound, double-impression color (black and red), 8.5" x 8.5" book of poems, images, and some things in between. Switchback Books

May 15, 2011 ISBN-10: 0978617266 ISBN-13: 978-0978617264


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From judge Cathy Park Hong's citation: Jennifer Tamayo's writing is cacophonous, rude, and stripped. She uses equal measures of English, Spanish, and Spanglish; she landmines her poetry with malapropisms so the music is startling and pleasingly discordant. [Red Missed Aches] feels defiantly unfinished, adhering to a DIY feminist punk aesthetic so that it is more rough assemblage than bound book, a palimpsest that provocatively revises female sexuality and citizenship. Tamayo's debut collection is a daring and astonishing work that refuses borders.

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