Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Poets Edition, Vol. I

Twitter, Feministing style
After two weeks recommending feminist fiction writers on Twitter, we wanted to shout out to some of our favorite poets. Who are yours?

  • Warsan Shire (@warsan_shire): writer. poetry editor at SPOOK magazine. author of ‘teaching my mother how to give birth’.
  • Kima Jones (@kima_jones): Afrofuturist. 2013 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices poetry fellow.
  • Dorothea Lasky (@DorotheaLasky): I am the author of AWE, Black Life, and Thunderbird, all out from Wave Books.
  • Mahogany L. Brown (@mobrowne): I’m using this space to write letters. Because I write things. Nuyorican Poets Cafe Curator, Cave Canem & Poets House Fellow #TwitterBook
  • Maya Angelou (@DrMayaAngelou): The official Twitter account for Dr. Maya Angelou. Poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, civil-rights activist, producer and director.

Nominate more poets for next week’s installment in the comments! Links appreciated. And, of course, make sure to follow @feministing.

Alexandra Brodsky spends too much time on the internet.

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