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No Dictionary of a Living Tongue.

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No Dictionary of a Living Tongue

Book Info:

Author: Duriel E. Harris

Poetry | $16.95

Paperback, 120 pages, 7 x 9 in

Publication Date: April 2017

ISBN: 978-1-937658-64-9


No Dictionary Press Release

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Short Bio

Poet, sound artist, and scholar, Duriel E. Harris is author of three print poetry collections including No Dictionary of a Living Tongue (2017), winner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize and finalist for the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award. Current undertakings include the solo performance project Thingification, which has been featured at the Greenhouse Theater (Chicago), the Wild Project (NYC), and Babylon Cinema (Berlin). Recent writing is featured with Harriet Blog (The Poetry Foundation), the Academy of American Poets, and Letters to the Future: Black WOMEN/Radical WRITING (Kore Press 2018). 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. 

No Dictionary Excerpt

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