Praise for Contents of a Mermaid’s Purse

“Rich with shades of fable, the wonder of the quest, urban myth, and the storytelling of legends, blended together with hints of surrealism throughout, the narratives of these mostly lyrical poems and prose poems will hold your attention breathless.” Read the full Article >>

“Her lyrical work and exquisite phrase-making derives not only from her own talent as a writer but also from her profession as a violinist. Tsang’s is beautiful and haunting poetry.”

“Tsang gives generously from the seascapes of her artistry, her poems like ‘the window left open / on a rainy day, filling / the bathtub for free.’” Robert Priest, from the back cover blurb for Contents of a Mermaid’s Purse.

“She has a keen eye for nature, which she imbues with human and supernatural meaning. Cataloguing the motifs that occur in Contents of a Mermaid’s Purse—natural, magical, and transformative—can only suggest its dark and joyful richness.” Read the full Article >>

[A] bold foray into daring writing. Expect unusual metaphors and dangerous beauty, and expect to have lines haunt you long after the last page is turned.

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