Posts Tagged: Jerriod Avant

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, National Poetry Month at The Rumpus continues with Paula Bohince’s “The Flint River” and Adam McGovern’s “Perseid meteors, 2015.”

Meanwhile, the inimitable Brandon Hicks illustrates the exhaustive contents of his 2005 Saturn Ion.

Then, in the eighth installment of The Conversation, Jayson Smith and A.H.

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The Conversation: Jayson Smith and A. H. Jerriod Avant

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My responsibility is to not be negligent and cause unnecessary harm. To a listener or reader. My allegiance is only to truth. ...more

The Conversation: Prologue

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Dear Reader,

For the past year, we, Aziza Barnes and Nabila Lovelace, The Founders of The Conversation, debated how we could create space for folk we love, whose work is critical, in the South. We had been living in New York, which is regarded as something of a safe haven for the Black writer.

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