Hemming the Water

By: Yona Harvey

Hemming the Water (Four Way Books), by Yona Harvey (B.A. ’96), channels the author’s muse, jazz composer and pianist Mary Lou Williams, while describing the futility of trying to mend or straighten a life that is constantly changing. The book received the 2014 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. 



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