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Projects by Emanuel Xavier

Poetry, spoken word and more.

  • <i>Radiance</i>
    Radiance

    With heartfelt honesty, Emanuel Xavier's fourth full-length poetry collection Nefarious welcomes the reader into the later…

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  • <i>Nefarious</i>
    Nefarious

    With heartfelt honesty, Emanuel Xavier's fourth full-length poetry collection Nefarious welcomes the reader into the later…

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  • <i>Americano</i>
    Americano

    Americano: Growing up Gay and Latino in the USA is a groundbreaking collection from one of the most provocative voices in…

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“Emanuel Xavier’s newest book (Radiance) radiates in diverse directions, back into a past of New York club kid glamour and violence, into a family history of lost connections, and into loves forfeited and found-all of which the poet illumines with steady-eyed honesty. Finally, as he confronts a health challenge to the very brain that is the root-place of these sharp and poignant poems, radiation becomes radiance, a hard-won inner light that lets us all see how ‘splendid is our survival.'”

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David Groff,
author of Clay

“Emanuel Xavier’s Nefarious is raw, brutal. And necessary. The harrowing and mesmerizing language in this book will cut you open, but it will also blow like a ‘breeze against your skin.'”

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Eduardo C. Corral,
author of Slow Lightning