Rediscover Joyce Mansour at City Lights Next Year

City Lights has announced that it will publish a new collection of poetry titled “Emerald Wounds” next summer.

Joyce Mansour nee Joyce Patricia Adès, (25 July 1928 – 27 August 1986), was an Egyptian-French author, who became the best known surrealist female poet of her generation.

She was also admired by the Beats in later years.

Mansour was the author of 16 books of poetry, as well as a number of important prose and theatre pieces.