After We All Died
After We All Died metabolizes a vast grief for a world smothering under the weight of human technology, and asks whether it is possible for humans to live in a way that is not at war.
Finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Poetry Throughout the poems in Safe Space, Charles defiantly articulates the terms of a radicalized vulnerability—a hyperkinetic interrogation of contexts that give rise to disruptions of, and interventions on, youth, sexual trauma, and transness,
Stereo. Island. Mosaic.
Winner, 2015 Sawtooth Poetry Prize and 2017 Norma Farber First Book Award. There can be no single story of the island called Puerto Rico, so in Stereo.Island.Mosaic the poet as DJ spins the lives of natives and migrants into a hybrid, stereophonic collage.