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Pre-Order Ways of Being by Sati Mookherjee!

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Village Books is pleased to announce the release of Sati Mookherjee's highly anticipated new poetry collection, Ways of Being!

Pre-order your copy now and get an autographed copy in time for the release date of May 2!

Here's what people are already saying about Ways of Being:

“The poems in this award-winning collection reveal a bold voice that brings us on a tour through emotional and literal landscapes as fluid as the tides.”
—Rena Priest, Washington State Poet Laureate and American Book Award Winner for Patriarchy Blues (MoonPath Press)

“Rhythms, images, and juxtapositions in these poems flow like waves filling and emptying, from past to present to what might be—all while glorying in occlusions. Sati Mookherjee’s lively word play questions
our definitions, boundaries around spaces, and leads to fresh and original epiphanies…With extraordinary detail, this poet illustrates myriad ‘ways of being.’”
—Sharon Hashimoto, 2022 Washington State Book Award Winner for More American

“A wonderful evocation of the sea, fresh and experimental use of language…the poems breathe.”
—Alice Derry, author of Asking and Sally Albiso Award Judge

“Ways of Being exposes the spaces in which we ‘wait for something to begin or for something to end’ and evokes the hours, yearning and ‘stuttered rain’ that fill them. These are visceral, wonderful poems.”
—Susan Landgraf, author of What We Bury Changes the Ground

Ways of Being is a collection of poems set on the shores of the Salish Sea in the Pacific Northwest that explores how identity is altered by loss, and the limitations and possibilities of language to mediate these experiences.

Bellingham poet Sati Mookherjee is the author of Eye (Ravenna Press). Her collaborations with contemporary classical composers have been performed or recorded by ensemble and solo musicians. She has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes, and awarded an Artist Trust/ Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship. 

Pre-order your copy today!  To have your copy personalized, in the comments field of your order, please specify "autograph only" or a name to whom you would like your book signed.

Mark your calendar for our event with Sati Mookherjee at the Squalicum Boathouse on Sunday, April 30 at 4pm!

Ways of Being By Sati Mookherjee, Alice Derry (Selected by), Lana Hechtman Ayers (Selected by) Cover Image
By Sati Mookherjee, Alice Derry (Selected by), Lana Hechtman Ayers (Selected by)
ISBN: 9781936657742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Moonpath Press - May 2nd, 2023