Phoenicia is delighted to announce that pre-orders are open for the forthcoming publication ofCrossing the Sea, a cycle of poignant, deeply thoughtful, and sometimes even funny poems written by Rabbi Rachel Barenblat during the year following her mother's death.
"Heart-full, love-rich, rapt with intricate attention and memory, but never shirking the hard parts." --Naomi Shihab Nye, author of The Tiny Journalist and Transfer, among others
This is a full-length book of 88 pages, and it's available at a special price until the end of November. We expect to start shipping books in early December, and hope you'll take advantage of this early offer.
"I was moved, I was brought back to my own loss, and I was brought a little closer to healing." --Mark Nazimova, Jewish liturgist, NYC
Please visit the book's page on our website for full details and how to order.
"Rachel captures the complexity of their relationship through similar telling descriptions and snippets of dialogue, then a miracle happens. My mother is there, too." -- Nan Cuba, author of Body and Bread, winner of the PEN Southwest Award in Fiction