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Take to the Highway by Bryce Milligan

Take to the Highway is a book about journeys and the intricate memory map of human consciousness. Much of the book was literally written while driving across the expanse of Texas. The poems embody family history, anticipate his mother’s coming death, and embody the reflections of this “poet’s poet” on a life lived along many roads within an interior landscape. Formal and yet deeply personal, the book dares to ask, in the words of reviewer Lorna Dee Cervantes, “Who are you again?”

6 x 9 in. * 96 pages * ISBN: 978-0-9970353-0-8

Bryce Milligan is an author working in numerous genres, from children’s books to novels for young adults, to poetry and criticism. Milligan was the book columnist for the San Antonio Express-News and the San Antonio Light in the 80s and 90s. His reviews and essays have appeared in many journals and newspapers including the New York Times, the Los Angles Times, the Chicago Tribune, and the Dallas Morning News. Since 1995, Mulligan has been the publisher, editor, and book designer of Wings Press, an award winning publisher of multicultural literature.

“Streaming with wisdom and clear mind, Milligan unfolds muraled passages of consciousness come “asunder with some wild desire.” In this shifting play of perception, memory, fast long-line and prose fevers, we are given the “Hallelujah of envisioning, which is the diamond-eyed gift of this superb collection.”–Juan Felipe Herrera, U.S. Poet Laureate and award-winning author