In Your Absence is a haunting and beautiful exploration of grief.
In these meditative poems, Young honors the life and legacy of her mother.
In Your Absence is the winner of the Backbone Press Chapbook Contest.
Lindsay Young is a poet from New York, based in Richmond, Virginia. She competed at the 2018 Women of the World Poetry Slam and represented the city of New York as a member of The Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s 2018 National Poetry Slam team, where she was crowned a 2018 NUPIC (National Underground Poetry Individual Competition) Co-Champion. Their work has been published in The Offing Magazine, So to Speak: Feminist Journal, The Hellebore, and elsewhere. Young currently works as a freelance poet and workshop facilitator, and is getting her MSW from Columbia University.