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Evie Shockley

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20110916, 20120217

Poet, and scholar, Evie Shockley, reads from her poetry collections, A HALF_RED SEA and THE NEW BLACK. She shares how her poetry interweaves the personal and political, as well as the historical and imagined, in meaningful ways that challenge readers

| Interview Year: 2011 | Genre: Poetry |

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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New Letters continues its standing as among the most highly regarded journals for discovering, publishing, and promoting the best new fiction, poetry, and essays. 

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