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On the Island where I come from

Mar 30, 2018

“On the Island where I come from” from Why God is A Woman by Nin Andrews

Read by Bernadette Catalana

Andrews is the author of numerous books, including two poetry collections from BOA Editions, Why God Is a Woman (2015); including Spontaneous Breasts, and Sleeping with Houdini (2007), named one of ten best poetry books of 2007 by the Monserrat Review. Her poems and stories appear widely in such places as Ploughshares, The Paris Review, Best American Poetry, Great American Prose Poems, and elsewhere. For more information about Nin Andrews, visit

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