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WHAT GOD IS HONORED HERE? event at Winding Trail Books with editors Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang

When Dec 12, 2019
from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Winding Trail Books, 2230 Carter Ave., Suite 8, St. Paul, MN 55108
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What God Is Honored Here? (Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang)Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalis Yang will be at Winding Trail Books on Thursday, December 12 at 5:30 p.m. for a reading and signing of their new edited collection, What God Is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss by and for Native Women and Women of Color.

 

What God Is Honored Here? is a literary collection of voices of Indigenous women and women of color who have undergone miscarriage and infant loss, experiences that disproportionately affect women who have often been cast toward the margins in the U.S. Powerfully and with brutal honesty, they write about what it means to reclaim life in the face of death.

 

"Pregnancy loss is a most enigmatic human sorrow, unique to every woman who suffers it. These stories of resilience, grief, and restoration are essential, for to understand is to heal." —Louise Erdrich

 

"What God is Honored Here? is the hardest and most important book I've read about parenting, loss, and imagination. It's also the most frightening book in my world, but not because it is horrific: it is about the terrifying possibilities of love." —Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy

 

"These writers have created a sacred space, a temple, in which the unspeakable can be shared. A book of astounding grace and strength." —Thi Bui, author of The Best We Could Do

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