|By (author):||Estacion, Therese|
|Subject:||POETRY / Canadian|
|POETRY / Subjects & Themes / Death, Grief, Loss|
|POETRY / Women Authors|
|Size:||8.75in x 5.75in x 0.20in|
|From The Publisher*|
Therese Estacion survived a rare infection that nearly killed her, but not without losing both her legs below the knees, several fingers, and reproductive organs. Phantompains is a visceral, imaginative collection exploring disability, grief and life by interweaving stark memories with magic surrealism.
|Biographical Note|| |
Therese Estacion is part of the Visayan diaspora community. She spent her childhood between Cebu and Gihulngan, two distinct islands found in the archipelago named by its colonizers as the Philippines, before she moved to Canada with her family when she was ten years old. She is an elementary school teacher and is currently studying to be a psychotherapist. Therese is also a bilateral below knee and partial hands amputee, and identifies as a disabled person/person with a disability. Therese lives in Toronto. Phantompains is her first book.