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Dana Levin’s most recent book of poetry is Sky Burial (Copper Canyon Press, 2011), which The New Yorker called “utterly her own and utterly riveting.” Her work has been awarded many honors, including fellowships and awards from the Rona Jaffe, Whiting, and Guggenheim foundations. Levin splits her time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Maryville University in St. Louis, where she serves as Distinguished Writer in Residence each fall. Her fourth book of poetry, Banana Palace, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press.
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In her new book, Danish poet Olga Ravn writes with open love, pity, and compassion for her strange yet familiar creations.
Draconian individual punishment distracts from systemic change and reinforces the cruelest and most racist system of incarceration on the planet.
Our well-being depends on a better understanding of how the logic of labor has twisted our relationship with pleasure.