Drive Through the Night: A Poetic Memoir on Taming, Reclaiming & Becoming Wild (Paperback)

Drive Through the Night: A Poetic Memoir on Taming, Reclaiming & Becoming Wild By L. M. Browning Cover Image
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Following the release of their micro-memoir, To Lose the Madness, and the TEDx Talk at Yale University based on their life, Browning returns from a six-year poetic silence with, Drive through the Night. The map of these poems traces the poet's journey of overcoming and re-becoming while set against the iconic backdrop of the American Southwest. In Drive Through the Night, we follow the trail of an orphan-turned-vagabond who left behind the white picket fence for the open range and open road.

About the Author


L.M. Browning (she/they/them) is a two-spirited bestselling poet whose hybrid of introspective travel writing and visual art focuses on the alchemizing of trauma through active awe-seeking and a re-wilding of one's life and self.Over the last fifteen years, Les' twenty-something intention to help "ensure the mainstream isn't the only stream," has taken shape in the form of the enduring indie platforms: Homebound Publications, Wayfarer Books, The Wayfarer Magazine & Navigator Graphics. Their own published works have received five Pushcart Prize nominations, two Foreword Review Book Awards, and the Nautilus Gold Medal for Poetry.Recently Browning accepted a position on the State of Connecticut's/NAMI's Lived Experience Committee and received national certification as a Survivor of Suicide Attempt (SOSA), Group Peer Facilitator through the Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Foundation in Los Angeles. They are a graduate of the University of London and Harvard University. Les and their coydog, Kiva, divide their time between their home in the high-desert New Mexico and Wayfarer Farm in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781953340450
ISBN-10: 1953340458
Publisher: Homebound Publications
Publication Date: April 26th, 2022
Pages: 180
Language: English