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Title Nepantla : an anthology for queer poets of color / edited by Christopher Soto.
Publication New York : Nightboat Books, [2018]
Distribution Lebanon, NH : University Press of New England
Copyright date ©2018
Description iii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Call # 811 N
Note "This publication was produced in conjunction with Lambda Literary."--title page verso.
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.
Subject Minority lesbians -- Poetry.
Minority gays -- Poetry.
American poetry -- Minority authors.
Sexual minorities' writings, American.
American poetry -- Minority authors. (OCoLC)fst00807392
Minority gays. (OCoLC)fst01023356
Minority lesbians. (OCoLC)fst01023367
Sexual minorities' writings, American. (OCoLC)fst01746298
Genre Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
Poetry.
Addl. Author Soto, Christopher, 1991- editor.
Lambda Literary Foundation, book producer.
Cover Ti Queer poets of color
Addl. Title Nepantla (Lambda Literary Foundation)
ISBN 9781937658786 (paperback) :
1937658783 (paperback) :

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