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Valencia Robin is a poet, painter, and art administrator. Her debut poetry collection, Ridiculous Light, is the winner of Persea Books’ Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry, a finalist for the 2020 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and was named one of the best poetry books of 2019 by Library Journal.
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A recording of our virtual literary event with three generations of Black women writers.
Remembering poets Lynda Hull and Michael S. Harper, with original portraits
Netflix’s Maid and three recent best-sellers depict the agonies and rage of being a low-wage housekeeper or nanny. But all fail to identify capitalism itself as the culprit.