Cyborg Detective

Cyborg Detective

Jillian Weise
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Author:  Jillian Weise
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  112
Publisher:  BOA Editions, Limited
Year:  2019
ISBN:  9781942683858

An NPR Favorite Book of 2019

In her third collection of poems, Jillian Weise delivers a reckoning to the ableism of the Western Canon. These poems investigate and challenge the ways that nondisabled writers have appropriated disabled bodies, from calling out William Carlos Williams to biohacking Raymond Carver's "Cathedral" to chronicling the ongoing headlines of violence against disabled women. Part invective, part love poem, Cyborg Detective holds a magnifying glass to the marginalization and fetishization of disabled people while claiming space and pride for the people who already use technology and cybernetic implants every day.