The Careless Seamstress – winner of the 2018 Sillerman First Book Prize – is forthcoming from The University of Nebraska Press in 2019.

Mandible (Slapering Hol Press, 2014)

Mandible (Slapering Hol Press, 2014)

The Seven New Generation African Poets boxset is available here

Perhaps this is the most memorable element of Dema’s poetry—its ability to be inviting, to allow readers a way to hinge their mandible to her own. – Matthew Shenoda