In this excerpt from his new book, Blackspace: On the Poetics of an Afrofuture, Anaïs Duplan probes the constraints and contradictions of Black masculinity.
LGBTQ Pride month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer art worker and asking them to reflect on what this moment means to them.
Iowa City, a UNESCO City of Literature and home of the renowned Iowa Writers’ Workshop, has a thriving art scene. But, much like the rest of Iowa, this art scene is overwhelmingly, blindingly white.
Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected one poem by Anaïs Duplan for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.