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Daaood , Kamau

Kamau Daaood

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Dameron , DeLana

DeLana R.A. Dameron

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 DéLana R. A. Dameron  is the author of How God Ends Us (University of South Carolina Press 2009), chosen by Elizabeth Alexander as the 2008 South Carolina Poetry Book Prize. Her poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Essence Magazine, African American Review, Rattle, The Ringing Ear:…

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Dant , Traci

Traci Dant

Traci Dant has a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Washington University in St. Louis.  She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Illinois Arts Council.  Her work has been published in Crab Orchard Review and featured on NPR’s “The Writers Almanac”. In 2010, a collection of her poetry for children will…

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Dargan , Kyle

Kyle Dargan

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Davis , Dorothy

Dorothy Davis

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Davis , Eisa

Eisa Davis

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Geffrey Davis

Geffrey Davis is the author of Revising the Storm (BOA Editions, 2014), winner of the A. Poulin Poetry Prize. He is also the recipient of the Anne Halley Poetry Prize, the Wabash Prize for Poetry, the Dogwood First Prize in Poetry, the Leonard Steinberg Memorial/Academy of American Poets Award, nominations for the Pushcart Prize, and a Graduate…

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Davis , Hayes

Hayes Davis

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Jarita Davis

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Jarita Davis is a poet and fiction writer who earned a B.A. in classics from Brown University and both an M.A. and a Ph.D. in creative writing from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. She was the writer in residence at the Nantucket Historical Association and has received fellowships from…

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Davison , Kahn

Kahn Davison

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Tyree Daye, Raleigh, NC

Tyree Daye

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de Leon , Aya

Aya de Leon

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DeBerry , Jarvis

Jarvis DeBerry

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Maurice E. Decaul

Maurice Emerson Decaul, a former Marine, is a poet, essayist and playwright whose writing has been featured in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Sierra Magazine, Epiphany, Callaloo, Narrative, The Common and elsewhere. His poems have been translated into French and Arabic. His theatre pieces have been produced at New York City’s Harlem Stage; Poetic License Festival,…

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deGannes , Nehassaiu

Nehassaiu deGannes

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Sean DesVignes

Sean DesVignes is the author of the upcoming chapbook, Take My Eyes To The Dry Cleaners. Working intensively in NYC’s performance poetry scene, he is a two-time member of the LouderARTS Slam Team. His literary honors include fellowships and scholarships from Cave Canem, Callaloo, & the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference. Named “Best Rookie” at the…

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Joel Wayne Dias-Porter

(aka DJ Renegade) was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, and is a former professional DJ in the DC area. From 1994- 1999 I competed in the National Poetry Slam, finishing as high as second place in the individual competition, and was the 1998 and 99 Haiku Slam Champion. Places my poems have been published…

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LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs

  Writer, vocalist, and sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author TwERK (2013, Belladonna); three chapbooks which include Ichi-Ban, Ni-Ban (MOH Press), Manuel is destroying my bathroom (Belladonna Press); and the album, Televisíon. Her work has been published in Rattapallax, Black Renaissance Noir, Nocturnes, Fence, Ploughshares, The Black Scholar, P.M.S, LA Review, Jubilat, Everything But the Burden, Tea Party…

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Dixon , Kimberly

Kimberly Dixon

Ms. Dixon was a finalist in the Guild Literary Complex’s annual Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards, a featured artist in the Guild’s performance poetry project “Tour Guides,” has been published by international literary magazine Versal and online journal The Drunken Boat, appears in the anthology “Just Like a Girl: A Manifesta!” and is also a Callaloo workshop alum.  …

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Alyss Dixson

Alyss Dixson received a BA in Comparative Literature from Yale. She attended Columbia University School of the Arts, MFA in Film before leaving to work in the film business where she ran Rat Entertainment for five years as principal executive and producer working on Rush Hour I&II (New Line Cinema), Family Man (Universal), Paid in…

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Dorcely , Gina

Gina Dorcely

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Douglas , Mitchell

Mitchell L. H. Douglas

Mitchell L. H. Douglas’ poetry has appeared in Callaloo, Ninth Letter, Crab Orchard Review and the anthologies The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (University of Georgia Press) and Zoland Poetry, Volume II (Steerforth Press) among others. A founding member of the Affrilachian Poets and Poetry Editor for PLUCK!: The Journal of Affrilachian Arts &…

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Doyle , R. Erica

R. Erica Doyle

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Drew , Kebo

Kebo Drew

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Dugan , Olga

Olga Dugan

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Camille T. Dungy

Camille T. Dungy is the author of Smith Blue, Suck on the Marrow, and What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison.  She is the editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, co-editor of From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just…

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Dunn Bryant , Robin

Robin Dunn Bryant

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