Salve by Soma Mei Sheng Frazier

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Salve by Soma Mei Sheng Frazier Chapbook Cover 03.28.2016.jpg

Salve by Soma Mei Sheng Frazier


AWARD: We are so excited to announce that Soma Mei Sheng Frazier has just been nominated as a 2017 San Francisco Public Library Laureate for Salve!

In Salve, Frazier’s stories, in seamless prose, examine the myriad ways in which we soothe ourselves in an attempt to treat what ails us—for better or for worse.

What people have to say

“Harsh and beautiful, yearning and deadly, the stories of Soma Mei Sheng Frazier will remind you of nothing less than the whole wide world.”

Daniel Handler, AKA Lemony Snicket

“Brilliant is a word usually associated with diamonds; therefore, this is the appropriate word for Soma Mei Sheng Frazier, who writes like a young Toni Morrison: clear, clean, yet heart skipping for all the things she is not telling. Crisp. Deliciously enticing as the story unfolds. Soma is a wonderful writer on the rise. Perhaps I should have started this story with the first star of evening, visible to our planet but harking of another shore, lighting our sky. We walk the beach with her. And the tide pulls the diamonds to our hands.”

Nikki Giovanni

Publication Details

All of our books are printed locally in Oakland, CA. We strongly believe in supporting local publishers and local printers. 

March 2016 • 5 x 7 • 62 pp. • Trade Paper

ISBN: 978-0-9970933-2-2

Original front- and back-cover artwork by Arthur Johnstone

Interior and cover design by J. K. Fowler

Author Details

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