Posts Tagged: Kwame Dawes

Color Is a Language in Itself: Mahtem Shiferraw Discusses Fuchsia

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Mahtem Shiferraw discusses her debut collection, Fuchsia, how she uses color to understand the world and to communicate, and why her work continually addresses displacement. ...more

Present and Urgent

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Even as artists we are products of our world—all our experiences are part of the material that we employ in our art.

Over at Lit Hub, Matthew Daddona interviews poet Kwame Dawes on his poetry, the publication of African poetry via the African Poetry Book Fund, the diaspora, and the poetic tradition as a form of politic—regardless of whether that political inclination is displayed in speech or silence.

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