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Tender Theory January 28, 2016: Los Angeles had been a place for an emergence of thinking about the relationship of illness to capitalism, white supremacy, and patriarchy, so it was a good thing that I was there. Johanna Hedva had [...] by

Mia You Reads Rickey Laurentiis’s ‘I Saw I Dreamt Two Men’ at Jacket2 January 14, 2016: At Jacket2, Mia You explores Ricky Laurentiis’s poem “I Saw I Dreamt Two Men,” in a reading informed by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Audre Lorde. You focuses on questions of empathy, eros, and [...] by

What Undiscovered Countries Are Then Disclosed January 4, 2016: The nurses wouldn’t treat the pain. I had no one to drive me home, and it hurt—wickedly—the needle, the insertion of the titanium tumor markers, the size of tumor they were announcing. A few [...] by

The Erotic vs. the Pornographic in Contemporary Poetry December 16, 2015: At Jacket2, Mia You’s commentary “Not safe for porn: The erotic vs. the pornographic,” starts with Audre Lorde’s reminders, from You’s very blue edition of the book [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 2) August 26, 2015: [Editor’s Note: Part 1 of “Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets” can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an [...] by

From Whitman To Walmart June 8, 2015: for Timothy McNair and for The Mongrel Coalition Against Gringpo “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” –Audre Lorde [...] by

New Diversity Fellowship at MacDowell Colony May 22, 2015: An anonymous $200,000 gift will [hopefully] make way for greater diversity at the MacDowell Colony. The Chairman of the MacDowell Colony, Michael Chabon, announced the gift on Monday night. The [...] by

Black Lives Matter: A Roundup of Worthy Reads November 25, 2014: In the wake of the Michael Brown grand jury non-indictment, this poetry-news day is a slow one. Or is it? Some links we feel might be worth a moment of your time: 1. Audre Lorde’s [...] by

Introducing The Audre Lorde Forum February 18, 2014: On the 80th anniversary of the birth of the amazing Audre Lorde, The Feminist Wire is launching The Audre Lorde Forum, a “global (US, Europe, and the Caribbean) two-week forum to celebrate [...] by

Climb Up Sure But Do You Know Where You Are Going January 22, 2014: Israeli settlers are apparently entering the grounds of the Temple Mount and climbing on top of the structure of the Dome of the Rock. When I went to Israel, we entered the grounds through various of [...] by