Local Poet Makes Good. Preorder Adela Sinclair’s “La Revedere” Now

Local Poet Makes Good. Preorder Adela Sinclair’s “La Revedere” Now

La Revedere – translation: “goodbye”- is Roosevelt Islander Adela Sinclair’s poetic farewell to her birthplace, Arad, Romania.

by David Stone

The Roosevelt Island Daily News

Adela Sinclair, La Revedere

Adela Sinclair’s La Revedere

According to the publisher’s notes, “…she proceeds to return to her life in communist Romania memory by memory, sense by sense (taste, sight, touch), confrontation, longing, and, ultimately, a resolve to commit to the promise of New York City’s streets.

“A rich combination of necessary documentation of daily life during communism, memorial to her family’s struggle, unthinkable tragedy, personal song, and quest for place, Sinclair is uncompromising in her assertion of her own womanhood in every step of her journey.”

Here’s the good news…

You can order Sinclair’s book today. Click here.

In the meantime, enjoy her poetry live at scheduled readings:

  • The Roosevelt Island branch of the New York Public Library on April 13.
  • Gallery RIVAA at an as yet unscheduled date, also in April.

Mop up notes

Local artist and Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association member Tony Vita designed the cover of the book. And RIVAA member Esther Piaskowski took the author photos that will be on the book jacket. 

Adela Sinclair’s mom is pastelist Georgette Sinclair who also escaped communist Romania for life in New York City.

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