With an Introduction by Marilyn Hacker
Winner of the 1995 Barnard New Women Poets Prize
Images of Reetika Vazirani’s native India intertwine with memories of her American adolescence in this prize-winning collection of poems.
“Here is a young writer’s book about the richness and confusion, conundrums, the music, the flavors, the constant questioning of a genuinely multicultural existence. . . [White Elephants] engages and compels the reader.” —Marilyn Hacker