POETS YOU SHOULD BE READING: MORGAN PARKER

Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books, 2015) and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce (Tin House Books, 2017). She is a Cave Canem graduate fellow and a Pushcart Prize winner. With poet Angel Nafis she runs The Other Black Girl Collective, an internationally touring Black Feminist poetry duo.

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Her poetry has been featured in publications including Tin House, Poetry Foundation, and others. Her work was also included in Why I Am Not A Painter (Argos Books), The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, and Best American Poetry 2016. 

She lives in Brooklyn.

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