Posts Tagged: Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

What to Read When You Love a Feminist Mother

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Sophia Shalmiyev shares a Valentine’s Day reading list to celebrate her debut memoir, MOTHER WINTER.

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Warsan Shire Named London’s First Young Poet Laureate

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London’s first ever “young poet laureate” is Warsan Shire, a twenty-four-year-old “Kenyan-born Somali poet” from northwest London. What distinguishes a young poet laureate from a regular one? In addition to being a gifted writer, a young poet laureate has a Twitter, a Tumblr, and a Bandcamp with recordings of her reading her work. Shire, who […]

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