First edition of 50 (Sold Out)
Second edition of 40, 10 publicly available (Sold Out)
36 pages, 4.25" x 5.5"
$5.00 + s/h
First Edition September 15th, 2014
Second Edition August 17th, 2015
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Hatred of Women
"[W]e are each drawn / to the forms of life / which make / us feel sovereign." In this long poem in three parts, Troyan addresses the positional reality of what it means to be a woman. First in the terror of adolescence, second configured in a relationship with a man who stands specifically postured as a signifier of the military-industrial complex, and finally through the cipher of a media-influenced female sexuality dominated by bachelorette parties and the inherent oppressiveness of heterosexuality. Sexuality can never be simple, and Troyan's text demonstrates the forms of hierarchy serving to obstruct any sovereign release.
Second edition printed in red ink.
About the Author
Cassandra Troyan is a writer, ex-artist, and former college employee. They are the author of THRONE OF BLOOD (Solar Luxuriance), BLACKEN ME BLACKEN ME, GROWLED (Tiny Hardcore Press), and KILL MANUAL (Artifice Books). Forthcoming in 2016 is a chapbook from Kenning Editions' Ordinance series, "FREEDOM & PROSTITUTION." They live elsewhere.