Poetry Reading by "We Are Meant to Carry Water" Authors Tina Carlson, Stella Reed and Katherine DiBella Seluja
Elegiac, lush and eerily prescient, We Are Meant to Carry Water explores a shifting and dangerous border. Voiced by a chorus of Lilith, Leda, Helen, and the Migrant Girl, this astonishing sequence speaks of exile, dislocation and the terrible beauty of transformation...
— Amy Beeder, And So Wax Was Made and Also Honey
In the weeks and months that followed the 2016 presidential election, poets Tina Carlson, Stella Reed, and Katherine DiBella Seluja felt a need for strong female voices that could speak in a universal way. The result is this collaborative collection of poems addressing systemic patriarchy, misogyny and the marginalization of the immigrant. We Are Meant to Carry Water is published by 3:A Taos Press.