Who’s Your Daddy

Augurys Book | Preorder here
Forthcoming March 2021

Biddy Mason Speaks Up

Winner of a 2020 Nautilus Book Award, Maine Literary Award & Independent Publisher Book Award

Heyday Books | Purchase here
Fighting for Justice Book Series | Ages 9-14yrs
Arisa White & Laura Atkins; illustrated by Laura Freeman


You’re The Most Beautiful Thing That Happened

Augury Books |
29th Annual Lambda Literary Award Finalist
2016 Julie Suk Award Longlist Finalist

A Penny Saved cover (front)

A Penny Saved

Willow Books |


Hurrah’s Nest

Virtual Artists Collective |
44th NAACP Image Award Nominee
82nd California Book Award Finalist
2013 Wheatley Book Award Finalist



dear Gerald,

Self-published |



“Fish Walking” & Other Bedtime Stories for My Wife

Per Diem Press | Purchase here
Winner of the Inaugural Per Diem Poetry Prize

Black Pearl

Nomadic Press |


Post Pardon

Mouthfeel Press |


Disposition for Shininess

Factory Hollow Press | (sold out)



Enough! Poems of Resistance and Protest (Contemporary Maine Poetry Series)
Littoral Books |

Trepass: Ecotone Essayists Beyond the Boundaries of Place, Identity, and Feminism
Lookout Books |

Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color
Nightboat Books |

Know Me Here: An Anthology of Poetry by Women
WordTemple Press |


Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape
Scarecrow Press |

Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality
Sibling Rivalry Press |
Knocking at the Door: Poems for Approaching the Other
Birch Bench Press |


Other Anthologies

Another & Another: An Anthology From the Grind Daily Writing Series
Bull City Press

Cave Canem Anthology XII: Poems 2008-2009
Willow Books

The Woman I’ve Become: 37 Women Share Their Journeys From Toxic Relationships to Self Empowerment
Pixelita Press

© , Arisa White