Another Last Call / 2023 / Sarabande Books

Another Last Call
“Imagine if everything you saw was
printed inside your skull
where people could see it
after you died. When
you do a lot of cocaine
it feels like that’s true, like
the gallery is struggling
to stay open because pipes
keep breaking and the floor
is always wet…”

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An anthology edited by acclaimed poets Kaveh Akbar and Paige Lewis.

In 1997, Sarabande published Last Call, a poetry anthology that became a formative text on the lived experiences of addiction. Now, more than twenty-five years later, editors Kaveh Akbar and Paige Lewis offer this companion volume for a new generation. Another Last Call: Poems on Addiction & Deliverance showcases work from poets like Joy Harjo, Afaa M. Weaver, Diane Seuss, Brendan Constantine, Layli Long Soldier, Sharon Olds, Ada Limón, and Ocean Vuong, as well as many new and powerful voices.