For mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, partners, and friends, here are 30 stirring poems about the experience of being a woman. Rousing and empowering, There Are Girls like Lions is a celebration of womanhood in all its dimensions, including love, beauty, friendship, motherhood, work, aging, and much more. Featuring striking illustrations by Karolin Schnoor in metallic ink throughout, and a foreword by Cole Swensen, this powerful collection will resonate as a gift for any modern woman.
Karolin Schnoor is an illustrator and designer based in New York City.
Cole Swensen is an award-winning poet, translator, editor, and professor. She is the author of 15 books of poetry, and teaches poetry and literature at Brown University in Rhode Island.