Lauded poet Parker makes a triumphant first impression in the YA space with this lyrical semi-autobiographical story of a 17-year-old black girl struggling with depression while living in small-town suburbia
Nothing short of triumphant
Morgan Parker's poetry is vital, in both senses of the word. Her most recent collection, There Are Things More Beautiful Than Beyoncé, was an absolute knockout
2019 justly belongs to Morgan Parker . . . [she] is one of this generation's best minds
Lovely, honest, wrenching and funny - a tribute to music, survival and the power of finding beautiful moments of "temporary escape"