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Book Review: Natalie Diaz’s Postcolonial Love Poem

Book Review: Natalie Diaz’s Postcolonial Love Poem

These poems contain a violence that refuses to be healed from, a violence of knives and scorpions and bullets whose sting is transformed to light and tenderness under Natalie Diaz’s deft hands.

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Book Review: Love After the End ed. Joshua Whitehead

Every single one of these stories offers hope as a form of resistance against everything terrible that was, is, and could be.

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Book Review: Waubgeshig Rice’s Moon of the Crusted Snow

Book Review: Waubgeshig Rice’s Moon of the Crusted Snow

For a people who have lost everything time and time again, this is just another chance to adapt, and this time, maybe reclaim the land stolen from them so long ago.

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Book Review: Harmony Holiday’s A Jazz Funeral for Uncle Tom

The poems themselves are dripping with images, with winding, wending sentences that pivot on certain words to twirl around fear, love, hate, and loss. Holiday wheels from Jim Crow to Justin Bieber, drawing from centuries of Black experience for her lyric and prose fragments.

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