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Some Thoughts About Harvey Weinstein and What He Represents Trying to Write After Charlottesville “Between the 1930s and the year 2000…only 32 novels were translated from Arabic into Hebrew.” Anatomy of a Book Cover Compulsory Heterosexuality at Work I Miss The Muppets! I Know I’ve Had Orgasms That Changed Me A Great Video on Racism by Maz Jobrani Concerto for Two Men, by Ella Ben-Aharon My Students First Taught Me to Claim the Politics of My Survival A Video of the Book Launch for “Veils, Halos & Shackles”
All in 2018 → Latest in 2018
Prepping For Fall 2018: The Poetry Workshop Craft Talk 1: Figuring Out Why a Poem Doesn’t Work For Me A Lovely Review of “For My Son, A Kind of Prayer” Rachelle Escamilla’s Interview with Me On “Out of Our Minds” on KKUP Cupertino | San Jose
All in 2019 → Latest in 2019
“My Companion’s Scent Seeped Into Me” - National Sa’di Day
All in 2020 → Latest in 2020
from “The Necessity to Speak,” by Sam Hamill Reading Mark Nowak’s “Social Poetics:” Thinking About The First Tuesdays Cento and A ‘Flipped Script’ Poetry Reading My Year Long Writing Project The Music I’d Like to Put Back Into My Life The Way Academia Is Supposed To Work Publication News: Three New Poems in Two Lovely Publications Medical Culture and Its Effects on Doctors and Patients Antisemitism Has Always Been a Part of My Life - 1 My Response to The Erasure of Antisemitism in Namrata Poddar’s Article in the Recent Issue of Poets & Writers Lines That Didn’t Make The Cut: Sometimes It’s Just a Big Mess from “The Lines That Antisemitism and Racism Draw” Reading “The Veil and The Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Islam,” by Fatima Mernissi Commonplace Question #2: Are The Poems Part of a Conversation? from “Pluralism and Its Discontents: The Case of Blacks and Jews,” by Cheryl Greenberg from Male Lust from Male Lust Lines That Didn’t Make The Cut: Ruth’s Story Commonplace Question #1: How Did You Become a Poet? The Ethics of Bearing Witness in Poetry to Violence and Trauma If You Read Rumi in English, Read This New Yorker Article Lines That Didn’t Make the Cut: Remembering Claudia from God’s Phallus, by Howard Eilberg-Schwartz “Stand By Me” in Persian and English Craft Talk 2: Packing Lines with Sound & Meaning - Rosa Alice Branco, translated by Alexis Levitin I Just Learned About the Equal Justice Initiative - If You Don’t Know About It, You Should
All in 2021 → Latest in 2021
My Pandemic Reading List Thirteen Thoughts About Palestine, Israel, and Antisemitism Craft Talk 3: Quincy Troupe’s Rhythm
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A Gratitude In Me That I Did Not Fully Appreciate At The Time Three Poems Of Mine That Should Never Have Become As Relevant As They Are Now Deciding whether something should be a poem or an essay An Essay That Took Me More Than Thirty Years To Write Has Been Published! A Provocation: Christianness (Not Christianity) Is To Jews And The People Of Other Non-Christian Religions As Whiteness Is To People Of Color What Writers Have Influenced Your Work? What I’ve Been Thinking About Ukraine When Did You Start Writing?
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Rachelle Escamilla’s Interview with Me On “Out of Our Minds” on KKUP Cupertino | San Jose
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Commonplace Question #2: Are The Poems Part of a Conversation? Commonplace Question #1: How Did You Become a Poet?
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Craft Talk 2: Packing Lines with Sound & Meaning - Rosa Alice Branco, translated by Alexis Levitin Craft Talk 1: Figuring Out Why a Poem Doesn’t Work For Me
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The Way Academia Is Supposed To Work My Students First Taught Me to Claim the Politics of My Survival
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Medical Culture and Its Effects on Doctors and Patients
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from God’s Phallus, by Howard Eilberg-Schwartz
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Some Thoughts About Harvey Weinstein and What He Represents Compulsory Heterosexuality at Work Concerto for Two Men, by Ella Ben-Aharon My Students First Taught Me to Claim the Politics of My Survival
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If You Read Rumi in English, Read This New Yorker Article “Stand By Me” in Persian and English
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Reading “The Veil and The Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Islam,” by Fatima Mernissi If You Read Rumi in English, Read This New Yorker Article
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A Provocation: Christianness (Not Christianity) Is To Jews And The People Of Other Non-Christian Religions As Whiteness Is To People Of Color What I’ve Been Thinking About Ukraine Thirteen Thoughts About Palestine, Israel, and Antisemitism Antisemitism Has Always Been a Part of My Life - 1 My Response to The Erasure of Antisemitism in Namrata Poddar’s Article in the Recent Issue of Poets & Writers from “The Lines That Antisemitism and Racism Draw” from “Pluralism and Its Discontents: The Case of Blacks and Jews,” by Cheryl Greenberg from God’s Phallus, by Howard Eilberg-Schwartz I Just Learned About the Equal Justice Initiative - If You Don’t Know About It, You Should “My Companion’s Scent Seeped Into Me” - National Sa’di Day Trying to Write After Charlottesville
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I Miss The Muppets!
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An Essay That Took Me More Than Thirty Years To Write Has Been Published! What Writers Have Influenced Your Work? When Did You Start Writing? The Music I’d Like to Put Back Into My Life The Way Academia Is Supposed To Work Publication News: Three New Poems in Two Lovely Publications Lines That Didn’t Make The Cut: Sometimes It’s Just a Big Mess Commonplace Question #2: Are The Poems Part of a Conversation? Lines That Didn’t Make The Cut: Ruth’s Story Commonplace Question #1: How Did You Become a Poet? The Ethics of Bearing Witness in Poetry to Violence and Trauma Lines That Didn’t Make the Cut: Remembering Claudia Rachelle Escamilla’s Interview with Me On “Out of Our Minds” on KKUP Cupertino | San Jose
All in poetry → Latest in poetry
from “The Necessity to Speak,” by Sam Hamill Reading Mark Nowak’s “Social Poetics:” Thinking About The First Tuesdays Cento and A ‘Flipped Script’ Poetry Reading My Year Long Writing Project When Did You Start Writing? Craft Talk 3: Quincy Troupe’s Rhythm My Response to The Erasure of Antisemitism in Namrata Poddar’s Article in the Recent Issue of Poets & Writers Lines That Didn’t Make The Cut: Sometimes It’s Just a Big Mess Commonplace Question #2: Are The Poems Part of a Conversation? Lines That Didn’t Make The Cut: Ruth’s Story Commonplace Question #1: How Did You Become a Poet? The Ethics of Bearing Witness in Poetry to Violence and Trauma If You Read Rumi in English, Read This New Yorker Article Lines That Didn’t Make the Cut: Remembering Claudia Craft Talk 2: Packing Lines with Sound & Meaning - Rosa Alice Branco, translated by Alexis Levitin Prepping For Fall 2018: The Poetry Workshop Craft Talk 1: Figuring Out Why a Poem Doesn’t Work For Me
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Reading “The Veil and The Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Islam,” by Fatima Mernissi from “Pluralism and Its Discontents: The Case of Blacks and Jews,” by Cheryl Greenberg from Male Lust from Male Lust from God’s Phallus, by Howard Eilberg-Schwartz
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My Response to The Erasure of Antisemitism in Namrata Poddar’s Article in the Recent Issue of Poets & Writers from “Pluralism and Its Discontents: The Case of Blacks and Jews,” by Cheryl Greenberg I Just Learned About the Equal Justice Initiative - If You Don’t Know About It, You Should Trying to Write After Charlottesville A Great Video on Racism by Maz Jobrani
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My Pandemic Reading List
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Reading “The Veil and The Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Islam,” by Fatima Mernissi
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I Know I’ve Had Orgasms That Changed Me
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If You Read Rumi in English, Read This New Yorker Article
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If You Read Rumi in English, Read This New Yorker Article “My Companion’s Scent Seeped Into Me” - National Sa’di Day
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The Way Academia Is Supposed To Work
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Three Poems Of Mine That Should Never Have Become As Relevant As They Are Now Deciding whether something should be a poem or an essay A Lovely Review of “For My Son, A Kind of Prayer” “Between the 1930s and the year 2000…only 32 novels were translated from Arabic into Hebrew.” Anatomy of a Book Cover A Video of the Book Launch for “Veils, Halos & Shackles”