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Digging Press

Every First & Fifteenth by Dimitri Reyes

Every First & Fifteenth by Dimitri Reyes

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Winner of the 2020 Digging Press Chapbook Series Award. Situated in Newark, New Jersey's metropolitan landscape of multilingual communities, Reyes' narrator, a street corner bard guided by the spirits of urban artists, takes us on a journey of language alternations. Each poem is a negotiation between life on the streets and the joyful and sometimes perilous quest for self-discovery. Traversing the desires of wanting to fit in, to get something, to say something in secret -- Reyes' eclectic poetic forms embody the duende, the cri de coeur, the hand-to-mouth hustle of urban life.

The Digging Press Chapbook Series features pocket-sized books, perfect bound with square spines, as well as, original cover art and layout design. 

Cover, illustrations, layout, and book design by Cynthia Alvarez. Paperback.

ISBN: 978-1-7336038-2-9

68 pages

Excerpt: “Tité," originally published in Cosmonauts Avenue, February 2019.

Publication Date: July 15, 2021

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