My Books


The Hope & Hunger Series includes 6 handbound books featuring essays, poetry and prose. The titles include, up at night, Come Together, Come Apart, in transit, sugar, & spice and recipes for self-love.

Paper covers are produced by craftsmen in India, while poetry and binding are original, copyrighted works by leaf jerlefia. 


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in transit

Inspired by the Toronto transit system, in transit features 18 prose poems exploring love, the mundane, escapism and much more.

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recipes for self-love

recipes for self-love is a “recipe” care-book exploring self-care, heartache and anxiety.

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Come Together, Come Apart

Come Together, Come Apart is a collection of poetry exploring love and loss. This handbound book features blackout poetry and graphite drawings.



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