Cass Dalglish

Works

Humming the Blues
"These are the Ur texts, literally, original writings committed to stone and clay thousand of years ago in Mesopotamia... These poems, lapis blue and saffron-perfumed, come through Cass Dalglish from ancient Enheduanna in the voice of a sister who carries ruined roses and woe across many centuries... "
–Heid Erdrich

Nin
Nin Creed is a feminist poet embarking upon a quixotic journey to recover the lost writings of her late mother, a scholar and linguist... Her quest evolves into a voyage of discovery into the enduring power of the written word in linking women to one another across the centuries.

Sweetgrass
Sweetgrass is a novel, written – much as a composer might create musical work – in the style of a Catholic mass.

Selected Works

Poetry
A jazz interpretation of cuneiform signs in Enheduanna’s Song to Inanna (Ancient Iraq, 2350 BCE).
Fiction
Nin is a magical quest that reveals the history of women's writing.
A sacred mystery about child abuse.