Told with self-lacerating honesty and unvarnished prose that rises on command to poetic intensity, Lucille Lang Day's Married at Fourteen ($16.95) is the absorbing memoir of a young woman who struggles to find storybook romance and a purpose in life beyond it—and, against cruel odds, succeeds.
Lucille Lang Day's first poetry collection, Self-Portrait with Hand Microscope, received the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. She received her M.A. in English and M.F.A. in creative writing at San Francisco State University. She is also the founder and director of the small press Scarlet Tanager Books.