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Zinzi Clemmons
ZINZI CLEMMONS was raised in Philadelphia by a South African mother and an American father. Her debut novel, What We Lose (Viking 2017) was a finalist for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Leonard Prize. She is a 2017 National Book Award 5 Under 35 Honoree. She wrote the foreword for a new edition of Jean Toomer’s Cane, forthcoming from Penguin Classics in 2019. She is a professor of English at Occidental College in Los Angeles.

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Issue No. 2

Three Poets and the World

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Issue No. 2

In 1925, aged 20, the Hungarian poet Attila József was expelled from the University of Szeged for a radical...

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September 2016

Colonel Lágrimas

Carlos Fonseca

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September 2016

The colonel must be looked at from up close. We have to approach him, get near enough to be...

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May 2014

How Imagination Remembers

Maria Fusco

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May 2014

How imagination remembers is twofold, an enfolded act of greed and ingenuity. I believe these impulses to be linked...

 

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