Yarmulkes and Fitted Caps

Yarmulkes & Fitted Caps is brilliant and heart-breaking. Samuels fearlessly takes on the complexities of multiracial heritage and identity with charged visions of coming-of-age and family histories that will haunt you. This collection establishes Samuels as a poet of extraordinary ambition, talent and vision.
–Heidi W. Durrow, New York Times Best-Selling Author of The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
Aaron Samuels, raised in Providence, Rhode Island by a Jewish mother and a Black father, is a Cave Canem Fellow and a nationally acclaimed performer. In this ground-breaking collection of poems, Samuels examines the beauty and contradictions of his own mixed identity with gut-wrenching narratives, humor, and passionate verve.
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