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The Book

Nadia de Vries' debut collection opens with the standard disclaimers: These poems are a work of fiction.The names, characters and incidents portrayed in it are the work of the author’s imagination. Yet what arises from the author’s imagination is a world of reclaimed fairy tales, a “technological sublime,” the fine arts rendered into the dark arts, and girlhood engineered as a contagion, insinuating itself into the sickly heart of the patriarchy to launch its fatal attack. Dark Houris a countdown in verse, to that moment when the author’s imagination reveals itself as our new reality, and during which we learn to fine-cut poetry into pocketknives and poison. May your fears become abundant like girls.

- Mia You, author of I, Too, Dislike It (1913 Press, 2016)

The Author

Nadia de Vries lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dark Hour is her first full-length book.

58 pages
ISBN: 978-1985202672
Dimensions: 5 x 8 inch
Cat No: DW-395