Of Color: Poets' Ways of Making: An Anthology of Essays on Transformative Poetics

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Of Color: Poets' Ways of Making: An Anthology of Essays on Transformative Poetics

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How do poets of color come to know what they do about their art and practice? How do they learn from and teach others? For poets of color, what does the relationship of “what one knows” have, with conditions extending but not limited to publishing, mentorship and pedagogy, comradeship and collegiality, friendship, love, and possibility? Is one a real poet if one does not have an MFA? For minority poets not considered part of the mainstream because of the combined effects of their ethnic, class, racial, cultural, linguistic, and other identities, what should change in order to accord them the space and respect they deserve? How best can they discuss with and pass on what they have learned to others?

These and other questions come up so consistently in our daily experience as poets of color. And we hear them from poets of color at various stages of their careers. Out of the desire not only to hear from each other but also to share what we’ve learned—each from our unique as well as bonded experiences of writing as poets of color in this milieu—this anthology project was born. ...{Amazon.com]

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9781946031495

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3-2019

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The Operating System

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Poetry

Of Color: Poets' Ways of Making: An Anthology of Essays on Transformative Poetics


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