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No Dictionary of a Living Tongue.
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No Dictionary of a Living Tongue
Author: Duriel E. Harris
Poetry | $16.95
Paperback, 120 pages, 7 x 9 in
Publication Date: April 2017
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Duriel E. Harris is a poet, performer, and sound artist. She is author of three print volumes of poetry, including her most recent awardwinning, No Dictionary of a Living Tongue (Nightboat, 2017), Drag (2003) and Amnesiac: Poems (2010), and her multi-genre one-woman theatrical performance Thingification. A featured resident poet/teacher at the Lynden Sculpture Garden and the transformational Naropa Capitalocene Summer Writing Program, Harris was a guest at the powerful Festival Internacional de Poesía de La Habana (Cuba). Cofounder of the avant garde poetry/performance trio The Black Took Collective, Harris is showcased in Manual Cinema’s short film Multitudes celebrating the Walt Whitman BiCentennial and in Letters to the Future: Black WOMEN/Radical WRITING. The 2018 Offen Poet, Harris is an associate professor of English in the graduate creative writing program at Illinois State University and the Editor of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora.
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