Mistress by Chet'la Sebree

Mistress by Chet'la Sebree

Cover of book 'Mistress'

Chet’la Sebree is the author of the poetry collection "Mistress," published in October 2019, which won the 2018 New Issues Poetry Prize and was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry. In "Mistress," Sebree inhabits the interior life and voice of Sally Hemings, a woman of mixed race who was a slave at Monticello and had several children with U.S. president Thomas Jefferson.

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