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In Praise of Cultural Daily: Babatunde Babafemi

Nigerian poet, community organizer and librarian Babatunde Babafemi has been writing and publishing his work in Cultural Daily and other publications over the past few years. More recently, he has focused his incredible energy and commitment to literacy in his community, especially the young. Cultural Daily has been a proud partner in working with Femi …

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Help Poet Wo Chan & His Family Fight Unjust Deportation

Wo Chan is a queer Fujianese poet, writer, and drag performer. A recipient of fellowships from Poets House , Kundiman, and Lambda Literary , Wo’s work has been published in cream city review , BARZAHK , The Cortlandt Review , iO: A Journal for New American Poetry , and VYM Magazine. As a member of Brooklyn-based drag alliance, Switch n’ Play , Wo has performed at venues including Brooklyn Pride, …

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Alien of Extraordinary Ability: Help Neil Aitken Get His Green Card

[UPDATE: 3/9/17] I recently received word that my petition to be recognized as an Alien of Extraordinary Ability has been granted!!  Q: Does this mean I have a green card? A: No, not yet. This means that I have been given permission to apply for a green card as a self-employed artist/writer. Getting to this …

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The Poetry Circus

The Poetry Circus was inspired by the release of the collection, In the Circus of You, by Nicelle Davis, published by Rose Metal Press. The Poetry Circus is part workshop, community outreach, performance, ride, dance, and creations. This community focused and driven event blurs the line between performer and audience to allow everyone the chance to run away and …

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