Stories From a Place Where All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt

Raven Jackson



A rich and layered photographic exploration of the people and places that influenced Raven Jackson’s directorial debut film, Stories From a Place Where All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt, the companion book features lyrical writing, evocative photos, and contributions from voices that speak to the film’s quiet yet powerful themes and the rural Southern setting. Also includes the full script and incredible photography captured during the production.

Includes a foreword by Kasi Lemmons; poetry by Alice Walker, Tracy K. Smith, Lucille Clifton, and Reginald Helms Jr.; essays and words by Sheila Atim, Kiese Laymon, Charleen McClure, Pamela Shepard, and many others; and an afterword by Marwa Helal.

Embossed hardcover
19.6 x 25.5 cm

ISBN 978-1-960078-02-5
$55 £45 €55

'With its rhythms and visual rhymes, and its richly symbolic imagery, this distinctive feature debut is steeped in poetry.’ Screen Daily

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