And Other Rivers

And Other Rivers In And Other Rivers lives are carved open from tip to tail and laid out for display A child watches her father perform a lunar new year ritual First generation migrants swim for shore A woman dives i

  • Title: And Other Rivers
  • Author: Jing-Jing Lee
  • ISBN: 139789810793517
  • Page: 396
  • Format: Paperback
  • In And Other Rivers, lives are carved open from tip to tail and laid out for display A child watches her father perform a lunar new year ritual First generation migrants swim for shore A woman dives into fast flowing water This collection of poetry is about fluid longings, and about the searches and meanderings one embarks on to fulfil those longings And Other Rivers In And Other Rivers, lives are carved open from tip to tail and laid out for display A child watches her father perform a lunar new year ritual First generation migrants swim for shore A woman dives into fast flowing water This collection of poetry is about fluid longings, and about the searches and meanderings one embarks on to fulfil those longings And Other Rivers starts close to home, winds its way across foreign landscapes, and finds its way back again Entering the world of And Other Rivers is like a opening a door on a parallel landscape where all the insidious methods of love and violence flower with a strange, dangerous beauty Lee s vivid and searching poetics, fluid and sure footed, mark her out as a poet of delicate and distinctive authority Jane Draycott, Author of Pearl Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, First Edition, 52 pages Published July 2015 by Math Paper Press More Details Original Title And Other Rivers ISBN13 9789810793517 Edition Language English URL Other Editions None found All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about And Other Rivers, please sign up

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    About “Jing-Jing Lee

    • Jing-Jing Lee

      Born and raised in Singapore, Jing Jing graduated from Oxford s Creative Writing Master s in 2011 and has since seen her poetry and short stories published in various journals and anthologies Jing Jing s novella, If I Could Tell You, was published by Marshall Cavendish in 2013 and her debut poetry collection, And Other Rivers, was published by Math Paper Press in 2015 Her novel, How We Disappear Born and raised in Singapore, Jing Jing graduated from Oxford s Creative Writing Master s in 2011 and has since seen her poetry and short stories published in various journals and anthologies Jing Jing s novella, If I Could Tell You, was published by Marshall Cavendish in 2013 and her debut poetry collection, And Other Rivers, was published by Math Paper Press in 2015 Her novel, How We Disappeared, will be out with Oneworld in early 2019



    359 thoughts on “And Other Rivers

    • Really, really enjoyed this Very heartfelt, the poems told stories that i captivated me ii I felt I was a part of Glad I picked this book up Also the cover is really pretty


    • Curiosity level Cultural explorer mode Hear the difference betweenShut up, andShut up, lah.The last word hiding in it the curve of a smile,making a blow land light as a kiss p.41 Afterword A beautiful collection of elegant, melancholic memories, observations that hug the comfort of the past, watery elements nature and mostly rivers , people, and tradition.I enjoyed the slowing down of time as I munched each poem In After Swim , we observe the division of people, of races, after the im Curiosity [...]


    • This is a lovely collection of poems, quiet poems, a number set in the everyday life of a Singaporean, others with a historical or geopolitical reflection but all personal.


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