The Hurting Kind
An astonishing poetry collection about interconnectedness - between the human and nonhuman, ancestors and ourselves - from National Book Critics Circle Award winner, National Book Award finalist and the Library of Congress U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón. Author: Ada Limón. Hardcover; 120 pages.
The Poet Laureate is appointed annually by the Librarian of Congress, for a term that lasts from September to May. The Laureate gives a reading to open the Library’s annual literary series and a lecture to conclude the series, the oldest in the Washington area and among the oldest in the United States.