The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: He Tried to Drown the Ocean, I Waved by Kai Naima Williams

This selection comes from Kai Naima Williams’s chapbook, He Tried to Drown the Ocean, I Waved available from Hyacinth Girl Press .  Purchase your copy here! Our curator for this selection is Kristin LaTour.

Kai Naima Williams is a poet, spoken word performer and fiction writer based in New York City. Her work has been featured in Mask Magazine, DRØME Magazine, For The Sonorous, The AmerAsia Journal, and Literary Manhattan. She has been honored by the National YoungArts Foundation, the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival and the New York Times. She is also a co-founder and Executive Director of the non-profit arts organization Eat At The Table Theatre Company.

Kristin LaTour’s poems are found in the ful-llength What Will Keep Us Alive (Sundress 2015), and four chapbooks including Mend (Sundress 2018 online). Her poems have been published by Tinderbox, Massachusetts Review, Rhino, and other journals. She is shopping her second manuscript and writing a third while teaching composition courses and living life to the fullest as a feminist.

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