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  • Seeing the Body by Eliza Griffiths

    BUY Amazon | Bookshop Poems and photographs collide in this intimate collection, challenging the invisible, indefinable ways mourning takes up residence in a body, both before and after life-altering loss. In radiant...

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  • Make Me Rain by Nikki Giovanni

    BUY Amazon | Bookshop Featured on The Thread: Nikki Giovanni on ‘Make Me Rain’ For more than fifty years, Nikki Giovanni’s poetry has dazzled and inspired readers. As sharp and outspoken as...

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  • Just Us: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine

    BUY Amazon | Bookshop Featured on The Thread: Talking Volumes: A conversation with Claudia Rankine As everyday white supremacy becomes increasingly vocalized with no clear answers at hand, how best might we...

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