Mary Lambert gets candid about poetry, trauma and being a child of incest

A year after the release of her 2017 EP “Bold,” Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Mary Lambert is back with a new collection of poetry, “Shame is an Ocean I Swim Across.” The book, her second poetry anthology, tackles topics deeply personal to Lambert, touching on love, mental illness, body insecurities and sexual trauma. “Shame is an Ocean I Swim Across” was published on Oct. 23.