An explosive and elevated exploration on love, longing, and loss, Many Small Hungerings is a timely and necessary collection of poetry from writer William Bortz.
Many Small Hungerings is the newest collection of poignant poetry from writer and poet William Bortz. In his follow-up to 2021’s The Grief We Are Given, Bortz dives even deeper into the complexities of grief and loss, as well as the ever-elusive grip of nostalgia and memory. A warm embrace in a cold world, Many Small Hungerings is a must-have for every lover of poetry. This book will be available on May 9th, 2023.
“Bortz delivers a subtle portrait of violence and endurance, and an intriguing work that places varied experimental forms in dialogue with one another.” —Publishers Weekly
“A luminous and consistently breathtaking exploration of grief, Bortz’s stunningly crafted writing will stay with you long after its final exhale.” —Ruben Quesada, author of Murmuration
“The most valuable piece of Will’s poetry is his considerate spirit when it comes to re-evaluating and appreciating things that are often seen as mundane in day-to-day experiences. It is like being challenged to be more thankful.”
“Shards is the beautiful & reflective journey of William Bortz. These poems feel like peace and a cup of warm, fragrant tea on a rainy afternoon. Will writes stunning pieces about love, loss, and healing with so many stand-out lines:
“I lie my head/ on the bedrock of/ necessary change/ and become the strongest/ thing that has ever been/ so silent.”