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MY SUMMER 2012 READING LIST

My Summer Reading List By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Around this time of year lots of media write about summer reading.  They look at the publishing industry and how it changes during the summer and give titles that are normally read … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING QUEER INDIGENOUS VOICES WEEK: INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL HEATH JUSTICE + YELLOW MEDICINE REVIEW FALL 2010

Yellow Medicine Review Fall 2010 The Ancestors We Are Looking For We Have Become: International Queer Indigenous Voices Edited By Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran Reviewed By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Near the end of my video interview with Daniel Heath Justice for … Continue reading

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HONOURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2011: PSYCHIC UNREST BY LILLIAN ALLEN + A TALK WITH BLACK FEMINIST ERICA NEEGAN

Psychic Unrest By Lillian Allen Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos All the great poets learned from those who came before them.  Many young and aspiring poets have Walt Whitman sired.  Willam Butler Yeats has influenced many.  And Sylvia Plath is … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE WOMEN FORGOTTEN ON DECEMBER 6TH: SPOKEN WORD BY ANISHINAABE POET LENA RECOLLET + AN INCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH BENGALI POET SHAUNGA TAGORE

Interview with Shaunga Tagore Interview done by Janet Romero JR: Why and when did you start writing poetry? ST: At a very young age — probably when I started writing with chalk on my bathroom door, or adding my own … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH QUEER LATINA POET JANET ROMERO

Janet Romero-Leiva is a queer feminist latina visual artist and writer whose explores immigrant displacement, denied aboriginality, queer and of colour existence, living and loving in dos lenguas, and the continuous intersection of identities that shape who she is and how … Continue reading

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MY FATHER WAS A TOLTEC

My Father Was A Toltec By Ana Castillo Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos 1988 was a great year for poetry and poets of colour.  Not Vanishing by Chrystos, my favorite book of poetry, was published in 1988; Audre Lorde had … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH CHRYSTOS

Menominee poet Chrystos is a warrior, writer, and arrow in the throat of colonization. Publishing five volumes of poetry, Chrystos is an important voice in the world of literature showing that Native Peoples and Peoples of colour can write, they … Continue reading

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