Dear Ghosts deals with the following themes:Parenthood, adoption, identity, migration, poetry as memoir, family mythologies, and mourning, The poetry is raw, intimate and deals with complicated and poignant family histories.
'Don't be lulled by the seeming plain—spokenness and ease of Santos' poetry. Underlying his simplicity is a hard—earned wisdom and the courage of living with the truth of loss. Wherever he takes you to Angkor or Lisboa, to Paris or his backyard, these poems with their fragments and glimpses of connections will 'feel real.'' - Phoebe Wang, author of Admission Requirements
'Greg Santos' poems play with themes of parenthood and adoption, while exploring the geographies of growing up with Cambodian ancestry in a mixed Spanish and Portuguese family.' - CULT MTL