Pier Queen

Author: Emanuel Xavier
ISBN: 9781608640737

Self-published as a chapbook in 1997, Pier Queen launched the career of spoken word artist and poet Emanuel Xavier with classics such as "Tradiciones" and "Nueva York"-both featured on Russell Simmons presents Def Poetry-and other poems which captured the voice of a generation of queer people of color. For the first time ever, this ground-breaking collection becomes available featuring snapshots taken at the West Side Highway piers throughout the years by photographer Richard Renaldi. This collaboration is a gift to the LGBTQ community and for those who may be interested in how pier queens became poets and great artists against all odds to inspire others to rise above adversity. Photography by Richard Renaldi.

Publisher: Rebel Satori Press
Publish Date: 2012-05-01

Subjects: Poetry / American / General, Social Science / LGBT Studies / Gay Studies

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