Poetry. NECESSARY FIRE, KMA Sullivan's debut collection and winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award, opens a window into the world of a woman who is mother, partner, daughter, and lover. Surprising in the variety of moment, wrenching in detail, grounded in grief and care, this collection moves from the innocence and bravery of a young son coming out in a world set to crush him, to playing hymns so a dying mother can plan her funeral service, to witnessing the breaking of a son who had been abused and abandoned in earlier ...

Necessary Fire 2015, Black Lawrence Press, Brooklyn NY

ISBN-13: 9781625579324

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