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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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Two Reviews of “Words For What Those Men Have Done” Have Been Published!

Two Reviews of “Words For What Those Men Have Done” Have Been Published!

Notes Towards a Discussion of Male Self-Hatred

Notes Towards a Discussion of Male Self-Hatred

The lit­er­a­ture involv­ing fathers and daugh­ters runs to near­ly one thou­sand titles. I Googled. The Tem­pest. King Lear. Emma. The May­or of Cast­er­bridge. Wash­ing­ton Square. Daugh­ters have a pow­er over fathers, who are usu­al­ly por­trayed as aloof or mad. The father depends on his daugh­ter and he is often iso­lat­ed with her—the two of them […]

Male Feminism in 1914

Male Feminism in 1914

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