Survive Like the Water Cover Art
We are thrilled to reveal the cover art for Survive Like the Water, the forthcoming full-length poetry collection by Lydia Havens. Our deepest gratitude goes out to Bristy – Pagli Rajkonna for designing and creating the illustration for this collection.
In our current political and social climate, we need brave voices. We need individuals who will resist in simultaneously bold and tender ways. We believe Lydia Havens is this kind of poet who supplies good medicine for the heart, mind, and soul with her poetry.
Pre-orders for Survive Like the Water will officially begin on Sunday, January 22nd. stay tuned for more information.
More about Survive Like the Water:
In her debut poetry collection, Lydia Havens explores how mental illness, grief, and abuse have correlated in her own life, and in the patterns she observes in the rest of the world. Divided into four thematic parts, Survive Like the Water describes trauma using everyday occurrences and objects, and asks necessary questions about healing as a lifelong process.
More about Lydia Havens:
Lydia Havens is a poet currently living in Boise, Idaho. She is the co-founder and former Executive Poetry Editor of Transcendence Magazine, and the founder of Sapphic Swan Zine, a small publication for LGBT+ women and gender nonconformists. Her work has previously been published in Winter Tangerine, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, and Words Dance, among other places. Lydia is the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam Youth Champion, and the author of three self-published chapbooks. Survive Like the Water, published by Rising Phoenix Press, is her first full-length collection. She currently works as a teaching artist for Big Tree Arts Inc.