Funeral Diva

ISBN: 9780872868113

Funeral Divais the Winner of the Lambda Award for Lesbian Poetry!

A poetic memoir about coming-of-age in the AIDS era, and its effects on life and art.

"Sneed is an acclaimed reader of her own poetry, and the book has the feeling of live performance. . . . Its strength is in its abundance, its desire for language to stir body as well as mind."—Parul Sehgal, The New York Times Book Review

"She is a writer for the future, in that she defies genre."—Hilton Als

"This notable achievement, traveling from youth to adulthood, is a harrowing account of how Sneed transforms violence and pain into an artist's life."—Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen: An American Lyric

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