The Chaos of Longing

The Chaos of Longing

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Organized in four sections - Inception, Longing, Chaos, and Epiphany - K.Y. Robinson's debut poetry collection explores what it is to want in spite of trauma, shame, injustice, and mental illness. It is one survivor's powerful testimony, and a love letter "to those who lie awake burning." * This completely revised edition contains 50 pages of all-new material. * In its first year, the self-published edition of The Chaos of Longing sold 7,000 physical copies and 2,000 digital copies. * A woman of color, abuse-survivor, and sufferer of mental illness, Robinson speaks to and for an underheard population. * Amanda Lovelace, author of the best-selling the princess saves herself in this one is a major supporter of Robinson's work and will promote her book more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 13mm | 158.76g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised, Updated
  • 1449492037
  • 9781449492038
  • 26,029

About K. Y. Robinson

K.Y. Robinson is an introverted writer based in Houston, Texas. She received a B.A. in journalism and M.A. in history from Texas Southern University. She has loved words pressed against pages since childhood, and has been chasing them ever since. The Chaos of Longing is her first published poetry more

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