Giveaway: Somebody Give This Heart A Pen (Sophia Thakur) ~ US/Can Only

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Somebody Give This Heart A Pen (US/Can Only)

by: Sophia Thakur

Release Date: Septeber 8th, 2020

Publisher: Candlewick Press

 

 

 

About the Book

  

From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a stirring collection of coming-of-age poems exploring issues of identity, difference, perseverance, relationships, fear, loss, and joy. From youth to school to family life to falling in love and falling back out again—the poems draw on the author’s experience as a young mixed-race woman trying to make sense of a lonely and complicated world. With a strong narrative voice and emotional empathy, this is poetry that will resonate with all young people, whatever their background and whatever their dreams.

In a powerful debut, rising star Sophia Thakur brings her spoken word performance to the page.

 

 

 

About the Author

Sophia Thakur has been performing since the age of sixteen and has a wide reach across social media. She has presented two TED Talks and has worked closely with young people, sharing her poems and the creative process. This is her first published collection. She lives in Middlesex, England.

 

 

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Giveaway Details

Ten (10) winners will each receive 1 mass market copy of the book ~ (US/Can Only)

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Blesseth Jackson on Monday, 24 August 2020 14:27

I'm trying to read more poetry, so I can't wait to read this book!

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I'm trying to read more poetry, so I can't wait to read this book!
Gabby Roberts on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 18:13

I adore spoken word performances, so this book seems a perfect fit for me.

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I adore spoken word performances, so this book seems a perfect fit for me.
Danielle Hammelef on Thursday, 03 September 2020 15:35

I love this cover and I'm a poetry fan.

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I love this cover and I'm a poetry fan.
Penny Olson on Monday, 07 September 2020 21:46

The cover is striking. Sophia's voice needs to be heard.

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The cover is striking. Sophia's voice needs to be heard.

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