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As a poet and essay­ist, my work is root­ed in the impact fem­i­nism has had on my life as a man, par­tic­u­lar­ly as a sur­vivor of child­hood sex­u­al vio­lence. As a lit­er­ary co-trans­la­tor, I write about the rel­e­vance of clas­si­cal Per­sian poet­ry to our con­tem­po­rary lives.

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Guest Post: Ravi Shankar Responds to My Open Letter

Guest Post: Ravi Shankar Responds to My Open Letter

This is the first guest post I have had on my blog, ever. Back in July of 2017, I post­ed an open let­ter to the poet Ravi Shankar. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, Ravi did not receive the email I sent him to tell him I was going to post the let­ter and so, as he says in his first para­graph, he […]

For My Mother & Every Mother Out There: Happy Mother’s Day!

I laughed out loud!

A PSA About Male Survivors of Sexual Trauma from 1in6

I think it speaks for itself. 1in6 is an orga­ni­za­tion worth know­ing about in this regard. So is MaleSur­vivor.

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