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Depths As Well As Distances

On the heels of yesterday’s celebration of fathers, here is Kalamu ya Salaam’s loving and thoughtful tribute to his friend, collaborator, and mentor, Tom Dent. This poem is one of the many gems in Salaam’s 2021 collection Cosmic Deputy, available here. Featured image by Richard Mortel, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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Printed books Reflections

Supporting Transgender Athletes

Letting trans people be who they areā€”and do what they love

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Forthcoming books Printed books

My Summer Reading List

Diving back into the literary pool

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Events Reflections

In Memoriam: Bernard Pearce

We remember the brilliant Bernard Pearce. May he rest in power.

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Forthcoming books Reflections

From Correction to Conversation

Editing as relation

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Marginalia/just for fun Reflections

Book Birthdays!

All of the Love of Regular Birthday Parties With No… Well… Fewer Tears

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Events Printed books Reflections

UNO Press at the Author Awards

In celebration of literary talent

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Printed books Reflections

Just Playing

On Pet Rats, “Domestic Arthropods,” and the Importance of Play

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Events Printed books Reflections

When Poetry Comes to Life

Honoring three I AM NEW ORLEANS poets, along with the inciting work of Marcus B. Christian, to kick off National Poetry Month

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MELUS 2022: On Dipping a Toe Back in the Big, Bad World

You’d expect planning an academic conference to be a lot of work. Four years of work, however? Less likely.