Tag Archives: poetry

Poet puts the spotlight on gender, domestic violence, and colorism in new performance project

Tweet The Poetic License Theater Festival is currently underway in New York City. The ten-day festival will feature performances and readings from such luminaries as Ntozake Shange and Staceyann Chin. It will also feature a three-day run of the multidisciplinary production Redbone: A Biomythography , written and performed by poet Mahogany L. Browne, beginning this Monday [...]
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Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Poets Edition, Vol. II

Tweet A million years ago — OK, more like a month ago — before Feministing took time off for the holidays, and before I briefly left the blogosphere to study for finals, we put together Volume I of feminist poets you should follow on Twitter. As promised, just a bit late, here’s Volume II. Tweet
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Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Poets Edition, Vol. I

Tweet After two weeks recommending feminist fiction writers on Twitter, we wanted to shout out to some of our favorite poets. Who are yours? Tweet
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Watch Nikki Giovanni perform “Ego Tripping” on Melissa Harris-Perry

Tweet Watch award-winning poet and activist Nikki Giovanni perform her poem “Ego Tripping” on Melissa Harris-Perry’s show this weekend. Tweet
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“Women in my family have been shrinking for decades”

TweetStart your morning with this breathtaking poem by Lily Myers of Wesleyan University. It will wake you the fuck up, in more ways than one. Transcript below the jump. Tweet
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