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Hairston , Alena

Alena Hairston

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Hall , Tracie

Tracie Hall

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Hamilton , Kendra

Kendra Hamilton

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Hamilton , Richard

Richard Hamilton

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Hand , Monica

Monica Hand

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Harding , Rachel

Rachel Harding

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Myron Michael Hardy

  Myron Michael is a recording artist, writing teacher, and producer at Move or Die. His poetry appears online at Harvard Review, Outside in Literary and Travel Magazine, Pine Hills Review, Step Away Magazine, Rivet, and The Account; and in print in Toad Suck Review, Temenos, Fourteen Hills, Eleven Eleven, and Spillway. He received an…

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Hardy , Myronn

Myronn Hardy

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Harrington , Janice

Janice N Harrington

Janice N. Harrington’s Even the Hollow My Body Made Is Gone (2007) won the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize from BOA Editions and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.  Formerly a librarian, she now teaches creative writing at the University of Illinois.

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harris, alysia

Alysia Nicole Harris

Alysia Nicole Harris hails from Alexandria, Virginia. She received her MFA in poetry from NYU and is currently a PhD candidate in linguistics at Yale University. Alysia is the 2015 Duncanson Artist-in-Residence at the Taft Art Museum in Cincinnati. Her chapbook How Much We Must Have Looked Like Stars To Stars was chosen by Finishing Line Press…

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Duriel E Harris

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francine j. harris

francine j. harris is a Cave Canem graduate and has work appearing in McSweeney’s “Poets Picking Poets”, Ninth Letter, Ploughshares, Boxcar and in an anthology by the AIDS Project of Los Angeles: to be left with the body.  She is currently pursuing an MFA in Poetry at the University of Michigan.

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Harris , Kelly

Kelly Harris

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Reginald M Harris

Poetry in The Branches Coordinator for Poets House, Reginald Harris was a Finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and the ForeWord Book of the Year for 10 Tongues: Poems (2001). A Pushcart Prize nominee and recipient of Individual Artist Awards for both poetry and fiction from the Maryland State Arts Council, his work has appeared…

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Harvey , Yona

Yona Harvey

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Shayla Hawkins

Why do I love to write? Why do I feel I must write? What am I supposed to write? Did I choose writing, or did writing choose me? And what gift can I possibly add to the trove of the world’s great literary treasures?   I’ve been pondering those questions, and many others, since childhood, and still am not entirely…

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M. Ayodele Heath

  An Atlanta native, M. Ayodele Heath, is author of Otherness (Brick Road Poetry Press). Ayodele has been featured at such venues as the National Black Arts Festival, the Nuyorican Poets Café, the Turner Trumpet Awards, and TurnerSouth’s MySouth Speaks television campaign. Ayodele’s awards include: Atlanta Bureau for Cultural Affairs Emerging Artist grant, Pushcart Prize…

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Hegamin , Tonya

Tonya Hegamin

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Helal, Marwa

Marwa Helal

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Henderson , Abraham

Abraham Henderson

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Henderson , Vida

Vida Henderson

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henderson-brown , zakia

zakia lorraine henderson-brown

though human, zakia is from outer space. 

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Niki Herd

Niki Herd earned degrees in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and Antioch in Los Angeles. She is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her work has been supported by the Astraea Foundation and the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and has appeared in several…

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Rage A. Hezekiah

Rage Hezekiah

Rage Hezekiah is a New England based poet and educator, who earned her MFA from Emerson College. She has received fellowships from Cave Canem and The MacDowell Colony, and is the recipient of the Saint Botolph Foundation’s Emerging Artists Award. Her poems have been anthologized, co-translated, and published internationally.   Rage’s poems have appeared or…

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Higgins , George

George Higgins

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Higgins , Nicole

Nicole Higgins

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Sean Hill

Normal 0 0 1 91 521 4 1 639 11.1282 0 0 0 Sean Hill is the author of Blood Ties & Brown Liquor (UGA Press, 2008).  His various fellowships and grants include fellowships from Cave Canem, The MacDowell Colony, and, most recently, a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University.  His poems have appeared or are…

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Shamar Hill

Shamar Hill

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Hobson , Hallie

Hallie S. Hobson

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Hodge , Chinaka

Chinaka Hodge

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Andre O. Hoilette

Hoilette is a Jamaican-born poet, living in Colorado.   Photo:  Rachel Eliza Griffiths

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Darrel Alejandro Holnes

Darrel Alejandro Holnes studied creative writing at the Universities of Houston and Michigan, the latter from which he earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree. His poetry has been published in Poetry Magazine, Best American Experimental Writing, Callaloo, Day One, and elsewhere in print and online. He is the co-author of PRIME: Poetry & Conversations, and…

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Lita Hooper

Resides in Atlanta, GA. Teaches English at Georgia Perimeter College (associate professor). BA from DePaul University; MA from University of Colorado; DA from Clark Atlanta University. Published in anthologies and periodicals. Playwright and photographer. Author of a critical biography of Haki Madhubuti and two chapbooks. Founder and member of the Baobab Poetry Collective (www.baobabpoetrycollective.com) Chosen for…

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Akua Lezli Hope

  A third generation Caribbean-American-New Yorker, firstborn, Akua Lezli Hope has won a Creative Writing Fellowship from The National Endowment for The Arts,  two Artists Fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, a Ragdale U.S.-Africa Fellowship,  Hurston-Wright writers fellowship, and the Walker Foundation Scholarship to Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. She is a Cave Canem…

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Hope , Melanie

Melanie Hope

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Randall G Horton

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Randall Horton, originally from Birmingham, Alabama, resides in Albany, New York. He has a MFA from Chicago State and a PhD in Creative Writing at SUNY Albany. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of New Haven.  

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Houston , Elisabeth

Elisabeth Houston

Elisabeth Houston lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She writes and performs most regularly through her alter-ego aka baby aka “baaaby” – aka – “jenny lowenberg” – aka – ____________ . She is still determining the scope of her latest poetic project and she is still learning new words. 

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Juliet P. Howard

Juliet P. Howard (JP Howard) is a poet, lawyer, Cave Canem fellow and native New Yorker. She has been selected as a Lambda Literary Foundation 2011 Emerging LGBT Voices Fellow, as well as a 2011 Cave Canem Fellow-in-Residence at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). JP was a finalist in the Astraea Lesbian…

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Luther Hughes

Luther Hughes

Luther Hughes is a Seattle native and author of Touched (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2018). He is the Founder/Editor-in-Chief of the Shade Journal and Associate Poetry Editor for The Offing. A Cave Canem fellow and Windy City Times Chicago: 30 Under 30 Honoree, his work has been published or is forthcoming in New England Review, BOAAT,…

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Hymes-Flannigan , Kate

Kate Hymes-Flannigan

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