“Talking About What We Don’t Talk About”

IMG_8177 At the Poetry Foundation, Amy King hosts a roundtable discussion on race and avant-garde poetry with Eunsong Kim, Action Books author Lucas de Lima, Hoa Nguyen, Héctor Ramírez, Metta Sáma, and Nikki Wallschlaeger.

“Whether at the top or bottom rung of the institutional hierarchy, the members of the U.S.-American avant-garde cared more about their careers than they did about the memory of Michael Brown. I wish to say this again, now in the present tense: the members of the US-American avant-garde care more about their careers than they do about the memory of Michael Brown.” – Lucas de Lima

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2016-12-19T13:36:27+00:00 September 1st, 2015|