Poets React Strongly To Current Events

New and upcoming poetry collections shine a light on American injustice and our pressing need for change.

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My work has been an attempt to make seen and to sing people that American poetry too often passes by on its way to the banquet.

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American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin

By Terrance Hayes

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Cruel Futures: City Lights Spotlight 17

By Carmen Gimenez Smith

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M Archive: After the End of the World

By Alexis Pauline Gumbs

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Don't Let Them See Me Like This

By Jasmine Gibson