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The January Children

Safia Elhillo

In her dedication Safia Elhillo writes, “The January Children are the generation born in Sudan under British occupation, where children were assigned birth years by height, all given the birth date January 1.” What follows is a deeply personal collection of poems that describe the experience of navigating the postcolonial world as a stranger in one...
Publish Date
2017-03-01T00:00:00.000Z
2017-03-01T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.59
ISBN
9780803295988
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2020-06-22T16:04:35.000Z
You should absolutely go listen to Safia read this poem in her own voice: & then you should absolutely go purchase Safia's book, which is one of my Hall of Fame favorite poetry books of all time:      source