Escapism Book, Behind-the-Writing, in Yosemite

Here’s a Behind-the-Writing video clip from the author while in Yosemite National Park, where much of the book’s poetry was written.

A note from the author, Candice Lee:

“Compiling the book was more difficult than writing it…

…I started with over 300 scraps of paper: backsides of old itineraries, receipts, napkins, pocket journals, whatever. Some were hand-written and others were from my typewriter at home. A lot of the writing process took place while hiking on the trails in Yosemite. I came home from these trips with a backpack full of journaling scraps. I wrote on anything I had in that moment of inspiration.”

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