An exploration of the themes of home, love, collective memory, and strong women, Black Rootedness, A Poetry Reading focuses on building community across continents through verse.
In this interview, Jess Yowell of Elyssar Press got to sit down with Alice Pero and and Vera Campion to discuss their collaborative book called Beyond Birds and Answers.
The Virtual Book Launch of “The Beirut Call,” celebrates a crucial anthology about resilience & resistance culture in Lebanon. The Beirut Call (Elyssar Press, 2021) features artists, poets, authors, and activists, whose academics testimonials, analyses, narratives, and stories inspire and demand social change.
The Beirut Call is a collection of first-hand accounts by artists, scholars, and activists exploring the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion on August 4th of 2020.