A Guide to Folktales in Fragile Dialects
A Guide To Folktales In Fragile Dialects is a collection of poetry, short fables, and fairy tales that explore myth and wonder, ancient and modern, with an introduction by Midori Snyder.
Yume No Hon: The Book of Dreams (Blue Edition)
The Book of Dreams is the story of a hermit- woman in ancient Japan, who in her solitude dreams herself into strange mythologies. Through Greek, Hawaiian, Egyptian, and Mesopotamian myth, quantum physics, and Buddhist parable, the truth emerges about her nature, and the nature of all women.
The Descent of Inanna
Descent of Inanna is a long-form poem, re-imagining of a mythological katabasis, the descent of Inanna into the otherworld.
Oracles: A Pilgrimage
The Oracles of the ancient world spoke for the gods, they spoke for the future: but they could not speak for themselves. Here, their voices bubble up from the depths, enraged and sardonic, sorrowing and wild, finding themselves on new ground — scattered across the American continent.
Catherynne M. Valente’s first full-length poetry collection, where freaks, emperors, bodhisattvas, beasts, witches, wicked stepmothers, Greek heroes, told seductively and wickedly in poem and prose, jostle and vie for supremacy.