During the last two weeks of my two-year stay in Austin I got to work with these two amazing filmmakers, Illyana Lydia Elizabeth and Breanna Granzow.
They followed me during my last days in Austin and put together a short film for my poem, Troubadour. This is my love letter to the city that broke me and brought me back up onto my feet.
Learn more about Illyana and Breanna
“After a Jason Bayani poem, sometimes all you can say is, “Damn.” At 84 pages, Amulet may cause excessive cursing. And not just to God, but to other “thing[s] just out of reach” (45), all the hollering forged into an object that will protect us from harm. His hands both a curled fist and a prayer, Bayani waits . . . waits for this noise to take the shape of language.”
to read the article go here: http://www.lanternreview.com/blog/2013/12/06/review-jason-bayanis-amulet/#more-6999
You know what would make a great present for someone this Christmas. A book from Write Bloody Publishing. You know, like, AMULET: A COLLECTION OF POEMS BY JASON BAYANI.
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HAPPY SHOPPING, FRIENDS!
The poem “Story” from Amulet has nabbed me my first Pushcart nomination. Thanks to Write Bloody Press!