Her Read

A Graphic Poem

978-1-68003-228-4 Hardcover (Printed Case)
5 x 7.5 x 0 in
240 pp. 206 Color Images
Pub Date: 07/07/2021


  • Hardcover (Printed Case) $29.95
Texas Institute of Letters Fred Whitehead Award for Best Design of a Trade Book Winner. Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Bronze Winner.
Her Read: A Graphic Poem is a hybrid text at once poetry and visual art. In the tradition of reusing canvases, Steinorth takes a seminal text, The Meaning of Art by Herbert Read and with the liberal use of correction fluid, scalpel and embroidery floss, transforms the book from art criticism into feminist verse. Though the maternal body appears with frequency in Read’s illustrated text which spans from prehistory to the modern age, he includes zero female artists. Her Read: A Graphic Poem is an excavation of buried voices, a reclamation of bodies framed in gilt and an homage to those whose arts remain unsung.


Published by Texas Review Press