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devorah major

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Makalani , Minkah

Minkah Makalani

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Nick Makoha

Nick fled the country with his mother, as a result of political dictatorship of Idi Amin. Nick represented Uganda in the Poetry Parnassus as part of the Cultural Olympiad. A former Writer in Residence for Newham Libraries. His 1-man-Show My Father & Other Superheroes debuted to sold-out performances at both the 2013 London Literature Festival and a…

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Cynthia Manick

  Cynthia Manick is the author of Blue Hallelujahs forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press. A Pushcart Prize nominated poet with a MFA in Creative Writing from the New School; she has received fellowships from Cave Canem, The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Hedgebrook, and the Vermont Studio…

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Mapp , Erica

Erica Mapp

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Marin , Natasha

Natasha Marin

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Kim Marshall

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Kim Marshall is a biracial poet who considers herself from a little bit of everywhere due to the experience of traveling extensively during her childhood. This and other myriad tales about her life are present in her poetry along with her passion for community engagement. A vocal advocate, eager to…

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Marshall , Maya

Maya A. Marshall

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Marshall , Nate

Nate Marshall

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Kyla Marshell

Kyla Marshell’s work has appeared in Blackbird, Calyx, Gawker, The Guardian, O, the Oprah Magazine, and on the Poetry Foundation. Her work has earned her Cave Canem and Jacob K. Javits fellowships, two residencies to the Vermont Studio Center, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. In 2013, Ebony.com named her one of “7 Young Black…

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