Transit (Paperback)

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I first discovered Cam through a video a friend shared with me, and knew immediately that I had to have his book. I wasn't wrong.

Transit made my heart pound and sent shivers across my entire body and all the other cliché reactions to a thing so moving and even now I feel myself tearing up just thinking about it. Lyrically beautiful and profoundly harrowing, every word carries the weight of the struggles of being a queer black person in America today. A modern masterpiece that is not to be missed.

— From Avery


Cameron Awkward Rich's Transit, runner-up for the 2014 Button Poetry Prize, takes the reader on a constantly surprising journey through gender and identity in contemporary America. Awkward-Rich's academic prowess shines throughout, as does his remarkable ability to condense an essay's worth of thought and theory into a few poignant lines. A book to be read anywhere and everywhere: in a classroom, on the subway, under blankets on a cold winter night.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781943735013
ISBN-10: 1943735018
Publisher: Button Poetry
Publication Date: November 1st, 2015
Pages: 56
Language: English