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Jane Mead, Poet

Jane Mead is the author of four full-length books of poetry, most recently Money Money Money | Water Water Water (Alice James Books, 2014). Her poems have been published widely in anthologies and journals and she is the recipient of grants and awards from the Whiting and Guggenheim Foundations. After many years as the Poet-in-Residence at Wake Forest University, she…
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Jean Valentine, Poet

Jean Valentine was born in 1934 and graduated from Radcliff in 1956. She won the Yale Younger Poets Prize in 1964 for her first book, Dream Barker. Her 12th book of poetry is Break the Glass (Copper Canyon Press, 2010). Her next book, Shirt in Heaven, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon in 2015. Door in the Mountain: New and Collected…
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Remi Kanazi, Activist, Poet, Writer

Remi Kanazi is a poet, writer, and activist based in New York City. He is the author of Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine (RoR Publishing, 2011) and the editor of Poets For Palestine (Al Jisser Group, 2008). His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the world, including Al Jazeera English, GRITtv with Laura Flanders, and…
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Cecilia Ballí, Writer

Cecilia Ballí is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. She has written and lectured extensively on the U.S.-Mexican borderlands, gender and violence, Latino culture, and narrative writing. Ballí is the co-author of No Place for Children: Voices from Juvenile Detention and her story “Calderón’s War: The gruesome legacy of Mexico” appeared…
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