Representation Matters! New Books in the Collection from Publishers of Color, by Authors of Color, for Everyone to Read

This guide highlights books in the J. Willard Marriott Library from publishers of color.

Noemi Press

"Founded in 2002, Noemi Press is a 501(c)(3) literary arts organization based in Blacksburg, Virginia, dedicated to publishing and promoting the work of emerging and established authors and artists. Noemi Press relies on the support of those who believe in the future of literature."

Publisher: Carmen Giménez Smith

 Born in New York, poet Carmen Giménez Smith is the daughter of South American immigrants. A CantoMundo fellow, she earned a BA in English from San Jose State University and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Iowa's Writer Workshop. She writes lyric essays as well as poetry, and is the author of the poetry chapbook Casanova Variations (2009), the full-length collection Odalisque in Pieces (2009), the memoir Bring Down the Little Birds: On Mothering, Art, Work, and Everything Else (2010). Her 2013 collection Milk and Filth, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Cruel Futures is a volume in the 2018 City Lights Spotlight Series book. Her latest collection, Be Recorder (2020) was shortlisted for both the National Book Award and the PEN Open Book Award.

Genres: Poetry, Prose, & Chapbooks

Twitter: @Noemi_Press
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Location/Address: Blacksburg, Virginia

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