Tag: Letters to the Future

Postcards to the Future: LEGACY Harryette Mullen

In this poem by Harryette Mullen, the idea of Legacy is presented through the historic violence of dispassionate bureaucratic language, the policies of oppression, and slippages of their true significance. Through this form of text, Mullen outlines historical oppression of vulnerable people, with emphasis on the African diaspora.    We Are Not Responsible  by Harryette

Postcards to the Future: LEGACY Yona Harvey

In this poem by Yona Harvey, the idea of Legacy is underscored not only through oppression but the enduring spirit of Black womanhood in power connecting to her primordial spirit.    The River Wanderer by Yona Harvey There was a river turned to   Goddess.      Was kin to river turned to Flame.   As

Postcards to the Future: LEGACY Erica Hunt inheritance

Excerpts from Erica Hunt’s introduction to Letters to the Future: Black Women / Radical Writing. Angle, Defy Gravity, Land Unpredictably By Erica Hunt The future is a slippery project. What can it hold? We asked writers to write about it, imagining the future as the present conjugated—conjoining the past, the present with some other time. Don’t writers

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Letters to the Future Launch, Salon & Exhibit: Oct 11

Tucson Book launch for Letters to the Future Thursday, October 11, 6pm, at Tucson Museum of Art Readings by Dawn Lundy Martin, Erica Hunt, Ruth Ellen Kocher and giovanni singleton; book signing, and free gallery viewing. The launch coincides with a micro-exhibition of visual, textual & audio works from the anthology in TMA’s community gallery (up