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A beautiful and heart-wrenching collection of poetry you won't want to miss.

Brief Black Candles, brought to you by

Not a Pipe Publishing, can be purchased through your local, independent bookstore or on Amazon starting November 10, 2020.

Signed copies available from King's Books!


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Book Launch Party on Zoom!

“Valentine weaves a text that is rich in sensory, place and imagery. … She demands answers, calling them, you, and us to walk through the museums of our minds, reckon with our ghosts, embrace our angels, and be our own crooked superheroes.”


-Kellie Richardson

Poet Laureate for the city of Tacoma 2017-2019

author of The Art of Naming My Pain

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