Milk and Cake Press

New Book :: I Wanna Be Loved By You

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I Wanna Be Loved By You
Poems on Marilyn Monroe
Edited by Susana H. Case and Margo Taft Stever
Milk & Cake Press, January 2022

This anthology compiles poems about Marilyn Monroe from an array of contemporary poets, among them Gwendolyn Brooks, Ted Berrigan, and Frank O’Hara, and includes a poem by Marilyn Monroe herself. The introduction by Lois Banner provides context for the life of the iconic American celebrity, while the poems gathered here demonstrate Monroe’s cultural and emotional impact. Profits from the sale of this anthology will be donated to RAINN.