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A Conversation With Monica Hand (2012)

I met the poet Monica Hand twice.

The first time virtually, through a mutual writer-friend who suggested we talk since we were both collagists and poets. 2,050 more words

Poetry

July, Independence, and Monica Hand

Independence.The word for the beginning of July. I’ve been reflecting on who became independent,and how that differed for various groups of people. Recently I served on a MA jury, and was surprised to find women did not have the ‘right’ to sit on a jury in MA until the 1950’s.   569 more words

Poems

Using Multimedia in Teaching Contemporary Black Women Poets

This term, I have been teaching a new course on contemporary Black women poets. I developed my course as an intervention in a literary canon (and a college course catalog) where Black women are under-represented—perhaps particularly Black women poets, and definitely contemporary Black women poets. 2,491 more words

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