All posts tagged poet

  • My Mother the Cipher

    by Erinn Batykefer She collected swag from each of them, the boys she dated in college, trophies from every branch of the military but the Coast Guard. She told us her sophomore goal was to date […]


  • Rachida Madani and Marilyn Hacker
    Armed with Words: Moroccan Poet Rachida Madani

    Rachida Madani sees herself as “a poet armed with words to bear witness and revolt against injustice, social inequality, women’s conditions in a patriarchal society, men’s superiority complex, despotism, and a lack of freedom of expression.” In this edition of The Writer’s Block, Rachida spoke about language, womanhood, and reinventing Scheherazade.