Saturday, March 26, 2016

New Essay, The Vanishing, up at Poetry.org, Harriet

I have been thinking of ways in which writers have vanished—the way they have vanished themselves from the literary world and from the world itself. I have been thinking, specifically, of how writers who have experienced marginalization have left either because they could not manage to make their voice, their language, cohere to the major language or because, though perhaps they could conform and assimilate, they chose not to...

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2016/03/the-vanishing-act/

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