Bristling with life, tender to the touch and so smartly arranged, Erica Bodwell’s Up Liberty Street is a beautiful chapbook, an achievement.
— –Rowan Ricardo Phillips, the award-winning author of Heaven, which was a National Book Award and PEN Open Book Award finalist.
Erica Bodwell’s Up Liberty Street interrogates what it means to be free as a young girl and woman living in the United States. These are poems of survival–the yellow sparkle snare drum’s solo–that celebrate girlhood and reclaim the body.
— -Emari DiGiorgio, author of The Things a Body Might Become