In Waves features original poetry, lyric essay and watercolor paintings by Linda A. Jordan. The collection is a study on the many shades of water and the cyclical nature of currents. The work explores ancestral knowledge and the consequence of patterns on future growth and healing.
Read a poem from the chapbook here.
In Waves was featured on the Ferndale Public Library Podcast: A Little Too Quiet. In a conversation with Jeff Milo, Linda discusses poetry, dealing with heavy emotions, watercolor painting, supportive artistic communities, strategic disinvestment in neighborhoods, and Rent Party Detroit. Listen here.
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In Waves is available for purchase via Flower Press, an equitable publishing practice based in Detroit.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Linda A. Jordan is an attorney, activist and writer interested in exploring the intersections between emotion and the natural world. She is a proud Michigander and member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
She has dedicated herself to bridging the divide between social justice and artistic communities. Accordingly, she founded Rent Party Detroit, an organization that raises money through the arts and cultural events to prevent eviction in Detroit and educates the public on persistent housing inequities. Linda enjoys writing songs, poems, essays and fiction.