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High Jump as Icarus Story by Gustav Parker Hibbett

High Jump as Icarus Story by Gustav Parker Hibbett


This debut collection deconstructs and redefines notions of Blackness, queerness and masculinity trhough the lens of myth, pop culture and the high jump.  Taking us from the arroyos of New Mexico to a West Cork farm  in winter, Parker Hibbett meditates on the beauty and the elusive nature of love.


Gustav Parker Hibbett is a Black poet, essayist, and MFA dropout. Originally from New Mexico, they are currently pursuing a PhD at Trinity College Dublin. They are a 2023 Obsidian Foundation Fellow, a 2022 Djanikian Scholars Semifinalist, and a 32 Poems Featured Emerging Poet. Their work appears or is forthcoming in Guernica, fourteen poems, The Stinging Fly, London Magazine, Adroit, and elsewhere.

  • Details

    Imprint: Banshee Press

    Publication Date: 4th July 2024

    ISBN: 9781739397951

    Format: Paperback

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