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By Corinne Segal
Today is the 258th day that Michael Broder has published a poem on HIV. The online collection, titled HIV Here & Now, is a yearlong project by Broder to publish one poem a day leading up to June 5,…
Growing up in San Antonio, Ariana Brown said she struggled to find other representations of herself -- an Afro-Latina woman from a working class family -- both in her community and literature.
Poet and body positive activist Rachel Wiley wants to change the way we look at fatness.
When officer Darren Wilson killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown last August, Sasha Banks wanted to use poetry to hold the country accountable.
Nguyen, a Minneapolis-based poet who writes on race, queerness and history, dove into the past with "White Boy Time Machine: Instruction Manual."…
On May 13, the Islamic State began an offensive to invade the city of Palmyra, demanding the location of the city’s most valuable ancient treasures.
Gun violence "can't be solved with political correctness," poet Aziza Barnes says.
Gender is often not as simple as it seems. This principle underlies the work of H. Melt, a 25-year-old trans poet who uses the pronoun “they” and released “The Plural, The Blurring,” their debut poetry collection, last week.
What world a world without police look like? Poet Franny Choi’s work attempts to answer that question.
Alaskan Native poet Joan Naviyuk Kane writes in Inupiaq, one of the languages spoken by the Native Alaskan people. Many of her poems are inspired by the sound or feel of one word; then, she "build[s] the poem, either through…
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