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Stacy Szymaszek is a poet, an arts administrator/organizer, and teacher. She served as Executive Director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church in NYC from 2007-2018. Szymaszek is the author of the books Emptied of All Ships (2005), Hyperglossia (
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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.