With Sarah Ghazal Ali, Erin L. McCoy, and Tawanda Mulalu.
Tags: Ada Limon, Adrianne Lenker, Alamo Theory, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Alice Notley, American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin, Anne Carson, Aph Ko, Aracelis Girmay, Ariel, Autobiography of Red, Before the First Book, Beothuk, Brahms, Build Yourself A Boat, Camonghne Felix, Darius Atefat-Peckham, Edith Enright, Emma de Lisle, Erin L. McCoy, Haolun Xu, he Descent of Alette, Isabel Duarte-Gray, Isao Takahata, Islam, John Donne, Jorie Graham, Josh Bell, Kingdom Animalia, M Archive, Magical Negro, Morgan Parker, muslim, Natalie Diaz, Pakistani, Patrycja Humienik, persona poems, Plath, Please make me pretty I don’t want to die, poems, poetry, Racism as Zoological Witchcraft, representation, ross gay, runaway, Safia Elhillo, Sarah Ghazal Ali, Shanawdithit, Simone Weil, songs, sylvia plath, Tawanda Mulalu, Termination Shock, Terrance Hayes, The Carrying, The January Children, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, Theophanies, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce, Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals, Urdu, workshops, Wrecks, writing process, writing ritual, writing workshops
There are many types of burns, but there is the cooling stream of joy. ...more
Tags: Angela J. Davis, Aracelis Girmay, Boy with Thorn, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, Danez Smith, Don't Call Us Dead, Felon, Hart Crane, Heed the Hollow, If Only the Sharks Would Bite, Jericho Brown, Jonathan Andrew Pérez, Jorrell Watkins, Kingdom Animalia, Malcolm Tariq, Natasha Trethewey, Native Guard, Policing the Black Man, Prince Bush, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Rickey Laurentiis, Rosebud Ben-Oni, ross gay, The Tradition, Toi Derricote, turn around BRXGHT XYXS, What to Read When
Monica Sok discusses her award-winning poetry chapbook
Year Zero, her interest in Southeast Asian history, and living in isolation. ...more
Tags: Alton Sterling, Aracelis Girmay, archeology, Ben Kiernan, black lives matter, Black Maria, Bunkong Tuon, Cambodia, Chath pierSath, communism, Dallas, Deborah Landau, Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten, genocide, John Pirozzi, Kem Ley, Khmer Rouge, Killing Fields, Kingdom Animalia, Laura Creste, Marilyn Chin, Mary Oliver, Monica Sok, NYU, orlando, Peuo Tuy, Philando Castile, Phina So, Phnom Penh, poetry, Pol Pot, Prek Eng, Princess Moon, Rithy Panh, Sharon Olds, Siem Reap, Sokunthary Svay, southeast asia, Tararith Kho, teeth, The Missing Picture, The Pol Pot Regime, trauma, trauma writing, violence, Year Zero, Yeng Chheangly, Yesenia Montilla
We are excited to announce Aracelis Girmay’s Kingdom Animalia as the August selection for the August Rumpus Poetry Book Club. This poetry collection, published by BOA Editions is the winner of the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award for 2011. Author Chris Abani deemed it, “a beautiful evocation of the bittersweet complexities of the human heart and […]