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North Carolina Ecofeminism: A Poetry Reading by Sumita Chakraborty and Destiny Hemphill

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Sumita Chakraborty, Destiny Hemphill

Please join ENTANGLEMENT: STRANGE LIFE and Art and the (De)Colonial Garden for "North Carolina Ecofeminism: A Poetry Reading by Sumita Chakraborty and Destiny Hemphill."

Sumita Chakraborty is the author of the poetry collection Arrow (Alice James Books (U.S.)/Carcanet Press (U.K.), 2020), which received coverage in the New York Times, NPR, and the Guardian. Her work in progress includes a scholarly monograph, Grave Dangers: Poetics and the Ethics of Death in the Anthropocene, which is under contract with the University of Minnesota Press. Her poems have been published in Poetry, the American Poetry Review, the Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day series, the Best American Poetry series, The Rumpus, The Offing, and elsewhere. She has received honors from the Poetry Foundation, the Forward Arts Foundation (U.K.), and Kundiman. She is Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at North Carolina State University.

Destiny Hemphill (she/her) is a ritual worker and poet based in Durham, NC. A recipient of fellowships from Naropa University's Summer Writing Program, Callaloo, Tin House, and Kenyon's Writers Workshop, she is the author of the poetry chapbook Oracle: a Cosmology (Honeysuckle Press, 2018).


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Climate, Humanities, Reading