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    By erica lewis

    mary wants to be a superwoman (Third Man Books, 2017), the second book in the box set trilogy, retraces the history of the women in my...

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    By Evie Shockley

    “It was not natural.  And she was the first.”  With these words, June Jordan opens her incisive and deeply moving essay on poet Phillis...

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    By Uche Nduka

    To be a poet in capitalistic America is a rebellious act. When it comes to manifestos, I change the subject. Does the poem care...

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    By Jericho Brown

    [A version of this talk was given at AWP in Minneapolis on April 10th, 2015 as part of the Neglected American Masters panel with...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The My Brown Baby blog reports that people in select cities will soon have a chance to view Phillis Wheatley's work up close and...

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    By Lisa Robertson

    Everybody was feeling the melancholy. Each felt it in her own way. They used the word melancholy because of global post history. The humour...

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    By Roger Reeves

    This post is a continuation of the conversation I started last week with the same title. There’s so much that can be written on...

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