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"a long exposure of undoing" is the first poetry chapbook published by Sarah "Sam" Saltiel. Written like a quiet scream, the poetry weaves a narrative fragmented by dissociation and trauma as the narrator prepares to leave everything that is familiar to her. It is an exploration into intimacy and precarity, and the way that they change through multiplicity.

 

Cover artist: Zoë Blair-Schlagenhauf

 

Content warning: mentions of assault, dissociation, and mental illness. 

 

Page count: 29

 

ISBN: 978-0-578-59819-2

 

Library of Congress Control Number: 2019916814

 

A STORM OF BLUE BOOK

 

Copyright © 2019 Sarah "Sam" Saltiel  

 

Sarah “Sam” Saltiel is a queer, nonbinary artist and writer based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Graduated from the University of Chicago with degrees in English, Visual Arts, and Creative Writing, most of Saltiel’s work deals with questions of gender and mental illness, particularly pertaining to what it means to be a body in space. She seeks to investigate matters of identity, intersection, and erasure through a wide variety of mediums. Saltiel has been publishing since 2013 and has works published with Duende, Thoreau’s Rooster, and Riza Press, among others. All of her work can be found on her professional facebook page, Sarah Saltiel, or on her website: sarahsamsaltiel.com.

 

Zoë Blair-Schlagenhauf