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Danez Smith

Forfatter af Don't Call Us Dead: Poems

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Danez Smith's debut poetry collection, [insert] boy, won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the Lambda Literary Award. Smith has received fellowships from the McKnight Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Foundation, and has published poems in Granta, Poetry, and The Best vis mere American Poetry. Smith lives in Minneapolis. vis mindre

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Værker af Danez Smith

Don't Call Us Dead: Poems (2017) 512 eksemplarer
Homie: Poems (2020) 292 eksemplarer
[insert] boy (2014) 90 eksemplarer
Black Movie (2015) 86 eksemplarer
Bluff: Poems (2024) 5 eksemplarer
Black Queer Hoe 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story (2021) — Bidragyder — 1,507 eksemplarer
Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation (2017) — Bidragyder — 178 eksemplarer
African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song (2020) — Bidragyder — 176 eksemplarer
The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (2015) — Bidragyder — 172 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2017 (2017) — Bidragyder — 95 eksemplarer
Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (2018) — Bidragyder — 89 eksemplarer
Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night (2015) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver64 eksemplarer
Granta 140: State of Mind (2017) — Bidragyder — 58 eksemplarer
Bullets Into Bells: Poets and Citizens Respond to Gun Violence (2017) — Bidragyder — 55 eksemplarer
Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology (2022) — Bidragyder — 16 eksemplarer
Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry (2019) — Bidragyder — 14 eksemplarer
Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology (2018) — Bidragyder — 9 eksemplarer
Poetry Magazine Vol. 205 No. 3, December 2014 (2014) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer

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Juridisk navn
Smith, Danez
Fødselsdato
1989
Køn
non-binary
Nationalitet
USA
Land (til kort)
USA
Fødested
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Uddannelse
University of Michigan (MFA)
Erhverv
dichter
Organisationer
Dark Noise Collective
Sad Boy Supper Club

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Smith is brilliant, one of the few exceptions to the rule that I don't really connect with poetry. Smith's work carves me out and teaches me. This collection is about the blood of black men, those who fall to white supremacy whether through the violence it creates, validates, and perpetuates, to HIV, or to suicide and other weapons. Their work is so raw, I almost feel like a voyeur reading it, as if I am seeing something private, the most intimate grief. This is stunning.

I read the collection and then got the audio read by the author. The experience is different and I am glad I did both.… (mere)
 
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Narshkite | 14 andre anmeldelser | May 1, 2024 |
This is a collection that I knew ahead of time I was going to LOVE and LOVE it I did. The visceralness of the heartbreak and the rage and the possibility and the worship. The openness of it all laid out in front of you, whether it hurts to look at or crinkles your eyes with recognition, with hope. I wrote down a number of poems as favorites, but how better to close than with the line that close the collection:
who says the grace of a black man in motion is not perfect
as a tusk in the sun or a single leaf taking its sweet time to the ground?
… (mere)
 
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greeniezona | Feb 4, 2024 |
Wow. Right down to the grizzle and unabashed bare-nakedness of grief. These should be read in the sentencing hearings of the murdering life-hating class.
 
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NeelieOB | 14 andre anmeldelser | Jan 20, 2024 |
What to say? Very moving. I like their particular ways of capturing joy.
 
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Kiramke | 8 andre anmeldelser | Oct 24, 2023 |

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