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Poets expound on the theme of female experience

As Emma Bolden and Karen Meadows read excerpts from their latest collections at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro on Sunday, they displayed the results of that patience. Both women have parsed the Engli... read more

The Power of A Christmas Carol

From heroic tales told around tribal campfires, to the epic poetry of the ancients ... The author had a profound personal connection with the themes in his story. At the age of 12, Dickens ... read more

These 28 Brilliant Books by Black Authors Are the Standouts in What Was a Stellar Year in Black Literature

These new poems by America’s poet laureate ... of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America, Morgan Jerkins The essays in Jerkins’s collection draw from her personal experiences with race and gen... read more

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Indigenous poet faces 'harsh' backlash over criticism of NHL-themed totem poles

Halifax’s former poet laureate says she has received unprecedented ... appropriative hunk of junk with NHL themes. Some comments negatively targeted Thomas’ Indigenous identity, while others ... read more

Datebook: The art of text at the Getty, Titian comes to town, new abstract sculpture, holiday events

In a separate exhibition at the museum, Sherin Guirguis is showing works inspired by the life and work of the late Egyptian poet and writer ... by a dozen indigenous women artists representing 14 indi... read more

Miami Show Explores the Evolution of Judy Chicago

“To see the vulva giving birth is to see an absolutely essential challenge to the idea of female passivity. So I was focused on something that I’ve even focused on throughout my career: Can the female ... read more

50 of the Best Feminist Books of 2018

Here are 50 of the best books from this year that are by and about women, feminism or gender ... Johnson gets at both structural themes of violence and the particularities of femininity and gendered e... read more

Stevie Wonder steals the show at the 2018 American Ingenuity Awards

Wonder was the unofficial theme of ... U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith; Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors and March for Our Lives founders; Mónica Ramírez and Mily Treviño-Sauceda, co-founders of t... read more

The Poet of Code

Joy Buolamwini is a poet. But she isn’t the kind of poet ... on how AI systems can incorrectly identify iconic black women. In many ways, “AI, Ain’t I a Woman?” ties directly back to the experience th... read more

Gaylon Alcaraz on new job, activism and campaign lessons

She earned her BA and MA from DePaul University, focusing on reproductive justice, women ... use dance, poetry to tell story, analyze identity 2018-11-26 - Brooklyn-based dancer-poet duo Nia & Ness wi... read more

5 Black women poets to read whenever you need a reminder that you're magic

So in honor of Black Poetry Day, here are five Black women poets to read whenever you need a reminder ... a current Ph.D. candidate in linguistics at Yale University, turns the themes of religion, wom... read more

Spring 2019 Announcements: Poetry

of Pittsburgh, Mar. 26 (trade paper, $25.95, ISBN 978-0-8229-6583-1) Derricotte, who is widely recognized for her direct reckonings with history, identity, racism, and sexual themes ... draws on the p... read more

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