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Nepantla : an anthology for queer poets of color

Author: Christopher Soto; Lambda Literary Foundation.
Publisher: New York : Nightboat Books, Lebanon, NH : University Press of New England [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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In 2014, Christopher Soto and Lambda Literary Foundation founded the online journal Nepantla, with the mission to nurture, celebrate, and preserve diversity within the queer poetry community, including contributions as diverse in style and form, as the experiences of QPOC in the United States. Now, Nepantla will appear for the first time in print as a survey of poetry by queer poets of color throughout U.S. history,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Soto; Lambda Literary Foundation.
ISBN: 9781937658786 1937658783
OCLC Number: 1008775259
Notes: "This publication was produced in conjunction with Lambda Literary."--title page verso.
Description: iii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Don't let the fascists speak / Pat Parker --
once a marine biologist told me octopuses have three hearts / Denice Frohman --
I haven't had a Sazerac since Indiana / Ife-Chudeni A. Oputa --
Someday I'll love the ocean / Ocean Vuong --
Poem about police violence / June Jordan --
The [Black] outs : listen / Steffan Triplett --
Elegy with my mother's lipstick / Paul Tran --
Riot Act, April 29, 1992 / Ai --
Power / Audre Lorde --
Excerpt from Dream vision in blue and black / Ronaldo V. Wilson --
feeding my starving / Caleb Luna --
Quantitative reasoning / Chen Chen --
Layover / Jericho Brown --
Hurryer ___thruu [---------
...... ++++] / Fatima Espiritu --
On grace / Danez Smith --
for stan / Adrian Stanford --
Cenzóntle / Marcelo Hernandez Castillo --
Actually, yes, everything is about race / Madison Johnson --
Preference / Albert Park --
On the plane, I get so much ass / Arisa White --
Excerpt from Food / Tommy Pico --
Dominion / Carl Phillips --
Raise her dark matter / Lillian-Yvonne Bertram --
Sunday morning / Ariana Brown --
DataLounge - gay celebrity gossip, gay politics, gay news and pointless bitchery since 1995 / Meredith Talusan --
Ride the turtle's back / Beth Brand --
When Lillian posts pictures of food on Facebook, I tell her she makes me hungry / Ka'imilani Leota-Sellers --
American wedding / Essex Hemphill --
Untitled (for Andrea Smith) / Demian Dinéyazhi' --
10 truths and a lie / Irene Villaseñor --
The cure for what ails you / Cameron Awkward-Rich --
I never wanted to speak / Eduardo Martinez-Leyva --
Things that stink / Monica Hand --
I have a time machine / Brenda Shaughnessy --
Open letter to Ian Birk, Seattle police office who shot John T. Williams on August 20, 2010 / Qwo-Li Driskell --
Warning / Langston Hughes --
A boy with baleen for teeth / Rajiv Mohabir --
Untitled (Destroying Flesh) / Juliana Huxtable --
Black Sonnet / Candace Williams --
Wet dream / Allyson Ang --
Erasure of girlhood / Sarah Maria Medina --
She calls once that is a lie / Rosebud Ben-Oni --
Elegy for the living and breathing / Xandria Phillips --
Paisahood / Oswaldo Vargas --
The body in August / Robin Coste Lewis --
Maskot #1: "They sure do love them some black pain." / Phillip B. Williams --
Ghazal after Quebec City / Madiha Khan --
Excerpt from Inheritance / George Abraham --
Abuela dice que spilled salt goes over the shoulder / Julian Randall --
My first memory (of librarians) / Nikki Giovanni --
When a nigga calls you a faggot / Jayy Dodd --
The woman hanging from the thirteenth floor window / Joy Harjo --
Chelsea piers / Joseph O. Legaspi --
transcript of an MTA audition / t'ai freedom ford --
2012 / Francisco Aragón --
if my slumlord allowed pets / Amber Atiya --
Pluto shits on the universe / Fatimah Asghar --
to whom it may concern: / Joy KMT --
Litanies to my heavenly brown body / Mark Arguhar --
I-797C Notice of Action / Jan-Henry Gray --
Catching copper / Natalie Diaz --
Ha ha ha niggers are the worst / Samiya Bashir --
Excerpt from Discipline / Dawn Lundy Martin --
Ode to unsavory lesbians / tatiana de la tierra --
I dream of horses eating cops / Joshua Jennifer Espinoza --
thirst / Franny Choi --
The clouds can't hold shit / Aziza Barnes --
Self portrait / Erika L. Sánchez --
Constellated / Myriam Gurba --
Lick my butt / Justin Chin --
Boy with thorn / Rickey Laurentiis --
Killing Mark / Richard Blanco --
in the cut / Julian Talamantez Brolaski --
Tyler, Texas / Cedar Siga --
You! Inez! / Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson --
To a straight man / Eduardo C. Corral --
Diva doll / JP Howard --
suicide note #1 / Luther Hughes --
Survivor 2014 / Pamela Sneed --
Wright Park / Rick Marot --
Consulting the bones / Muriel Leung --
Heavy / Hieu Minh Nguyen --
The lost woods as elegy for black childhood / Derrick Austin --
Self-portrait as a door / Donika Kelly --
Last words of the honey bees / Jess X. Snow --
hyena (an absolution chant for the beloved community) / Akilah Oliver --
To the American Psychiatric Association - 1973 / Jewelle Gomez --
VII / Francisco X. Alarcón ; translated by Francisco Aragón --
The language of dust / Assotto Saint --
Kindertotenlieder / Reginald Shepherd --
Heartbeats / Melvin Dixon --
Excerpt from A song of someplace yet to fall / Ryka Aoki --
His last stand / Kazim Ali --
Boy in a stolen evening gown / Saeed Jones --
Each time I did something bad / Ren Hang ; translated by Ho King Man and Casey Robbins --
ambition / Rachel Eliza Griffiths --
Watching a woman on the M101 Express / Kamilah Aisha Moon --
The bordercrosser's pillow / Rigoberto González --
Step father / Emanuel Xavier --
At L'Express French bistro my white father kisses my black mother then calls the waiter a nigger / Charif Shanahan --
Some like Indians endure / Paula Gunn Allen --
Cattails / Nikky Finney --
I have a rendezvous with life / Countee Cullen --
Fuck U's / Kokumo --
The tattooed man / Robert Hayden --
El beso / Angelina Weld Grimké --
Summer of 1973 / Cheryl Clarke --
Excerpt from Last four months / Ser Serpas --
Untitled / James Baldwin.
Other Titles: Queer poets of color
Nepantla (Lambda Literary Foundation).
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Soto.

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