Lauren Camp

“There are smaller surprises that intertwine with this larger narrative; as this migration story unfolds, the daughter’s burgeoning sexuality and the predatory dangers that come with it emerge in some of this book’s best poems…”

—Publishers Weekly

“Without falling into any clichés or the chronological reenacting of events in her family history, she unveils her Jewish-Iraqi heritage through a linguistic dance—as if her language were long scarves of bright–colored silks twisting around the arms and hips of an intoxicating woman.”

—World Literature Today

One Hundred Hungers

“The book is beautiful, spellbinding.”

—Ilya Kaminsky

“A haunting and powerful book”

—David Wojahn