JULY 1, 2023
In this radical twenty-first century choreopoem, Dorian, a young American Black man, is tasked by an ancestral spirit to thwart his inevitable murder. He traces his family tree, from his grandmother to his offspring, uncovering secrets of sex work, self-harm, and assault alongside snapshots of #BlackBoyJoy. Guided by The Novelist, an omniscient muse, and her troupe of dancers, Dorian must interrogate his legacy, forgive his past, and reckon with being Black in modern America. He tries on different selves and possible futures in his increasing desperation to experience the luxury of growing old and finding solace despite institutional racism declaring him a threat. Through the performance poetry, dance, and song of Roadmap, will Dorian overcome the odds or become another hashtag?
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Cover design: Jessica Ram
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Santa Fe Writers Project
369 Montezuma Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Linda Migalti, Rights Director
Susan Schulman Literary Agency, LLC
454 West 44th Street,
New York, NY 10036 USA
Monica's latest choreopoem, Roadmap, is available for pre-order! Be the first to have it on July 1st!