Out of Place

Out of Place is part memoir, part journey. In this poetry collection Kate Rogers reflects on her years in Hong Kong, and travels back to her childhood self and the early lives of her parents and immigrant ancestors. The epigraph by philosopher Edward W. Said, author of Orientalism, raises the essential question posed by this book: How do we decide who we are when “all families invent their parents and children, give each of them a story, character, fate, even a language”?

About The Author

Kate Rogers