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My newest collection, Buck Studies, is out now! Brer Rabbit takes the Via Dolorosa, Stagger Lee finds himself in Herakles’ Labors, artists’ journal meets violent pastoral, and more!

Absurdity marries intellect here while a frenetic melancholy embraces the ceaseless nature of historical despair. And yet, we still encounter humor, perverse and sprung from chaos.–Ruth Ellen Kocher

An upper level seminar where the Black “I” staggers, revealing absence beyond absence, the compromised subject, one injured yet never inured.–The Black Took Collective



///OCT. 18 Tucson, AZ 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

That Briar Sureshot: Applied Messpoetics
Politics & the Senses Series
University of Arizona
ENR2, S210 (Second Floor, Southwest)

///OCT. 20 Tucson, AZ 9:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Fodder aka Them Loud-Assed Colored Silences
Theater at Poetry Center (Rubel Room)

///NOV. 02 Cambridge, MA 6:00 p.m.

The New Vocarium: A Reading with Tracie Morris
Woodberry Poetry Room
Harvard University
Edison Newman Room, Houghton Library

///NOV. 08 Pittsburgh, PA 7:30 p.m.

Black Futures: Poets Honor Thaddeus Mosley
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
650 Schenley Drive
Pittsburgh, 15213