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Danez Smith: ‘Being a Poet Means Committing to Vulnerability’

Danez Smith burst into national recognition in 2014, when their poems about the Black Lives Matter movement found piercing resonance in a time of social and political change. Smith won the Individual World Poetry Slam that year, as well as the Lamda Literary Award for Gay Poetry for their book... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-21 09:49:13 UTC ]
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Your Homie from Another Heart: On Danez Smith’s “Homie”

DANEZ SMITH’S LATEST poetry collection, Homie, is actually not titled Homie at all. As the National Book Award finalist confirms point-blank in a note on the title: “this book was titled homie because I don’t want non-black people to say my nig out loud. This book is really titled my nig.”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-13 18:00:06 UTC ]
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Smith, Power and Berry win Forward poetry prizes

Danez Smith has been announced as the winner of the Forward poetry prize for best collection, with awards also going to Phoebe Power and Liz Berry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chatto to publish 'fireball of a poet' Danez Smith

Chatto & Windus has acquired Danez Smith’s second poetry collection, Don’t Call Us Dead. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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