Without: Body, Name, Country (Paperback)
In Meg Johnson's third full length collection, Without: Body, Name, Country, strange experiences become familiar and familiar experiences become strange, as a human body, a sense of self, and an entire nation all teeter toward the verge of destruction.
In daring poems and intimate flash nonfiction pieces, Johnson portrays a world that is corrupt yet full of possibilities. Sometimes frightening, sometimes funny, one woman's struggles with health, identity, and politics reveal universal adversity, longing, and wildness.
Reading this book is to climb "a spiral staircase in a tower full of fun house mirrors." Without: Body, Name, Country is the book you didn't know you needed.