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Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

Author's Bio

I have taught and performed my work in Europe, North America and Southern Africa. My poetry is the subject of an 18 minute documentary by Tami Ravid, "I Leave My Colors Everywhere." Much of my work deals with issues of ancestry and ending silence.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Karma's Footsteps (Flipped eye, 2011)
Anthologies:
Go, Tell Michelle (SUNY Press, 2009), Revenge and Forgiveness (Henry Holt, 2004), Beyond the Frontier (Black Classic Press, 2002), The Body Eclectic (Henry Holt, 2002), Bum Rush the Page (Three Rivers Press, 2001), Listen Up! (One World, 1999)
Journals:
Crab Orchard Review, Drumvoices Revue, Mothering, Paris/Atlantic
Prizes:
2010 Queens Council on the Arts Grant

Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie Resume

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Listing last updated: October 17, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
African American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Queens, NY
Raised in:
New York, NY

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