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Maura Alia Badji

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Resculpting (Paper Boat Press, 1995)
Anthologies:
In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself Vol. 4 (MW Enterprises, 2002), This Far Together (Haight Ashbury Literary, 1995)
Journals:
Art Voice, Barely South Review, Buffalo Spree Magazine, Cobalt Review, Coffeehouse Poets Quarterly, Convolvulus, Cups, Exhibition, Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, Half Tones to Jubilee, Poetalk, Spillway, Switched-On Gutenberg, Synapse, Tight

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Teaching My Mother to Give Birth by Warsan Shire, Thief in the Interior by Phillip B. Williams, Dear Continuum by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Rose Gold by Walter Mosley, Writing Alone and With Others by Pat Schneider
Favorite Books:
Blood Dazzler (Patricia Smith), Earthly Paradise (Colette), Star Ledger (Lynda Hull), Bury My Clothes (Roger Bonair-Agard), Body Moves (Tim Seibles), Some Gangster Pain (Gillian Conoley), Sleeping With The Moon (Colleen J. McElroy), Hotel Insomnia (Charles Simic), New Testament (Jericho Brown), Muscular Music (Terrance Hayes), The Latin Deli (Judith Ortiz Cofer), Arc & Hue (Tara Betts)
Favorite Authors:
Colette, Warsan Shire, Jericho Brown, Patricia Smith, Dickens, Poe, Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Dumas, Natasha Trethewey, Lucille Clifton, Sonia Sanchez, Nikki Giovanni, Joy Harjo, Roger Bonair-Agard, Sandra Cisneros, Lynda Hull, Tim Seibles, Staceyann Chin, Dolores Kendricks, Nikky Finney,Reginald Dwayne Betts, Charles Simic, Toni Morrison, Lynn Emmanuel, Colleen J. McElroy, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Gillian Conoley, Natalie Diaz, Terrance Hayes, Miguel Pinero, M. Nourbese Philips, Parneshia Jones, Zora Neal Hurston, Walter Mosley, Tara Betts, Nayyirah Waheed, Rupi Kaur.

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Listing last updated: June 23, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
African American, Feminist, Italian American, Mixed Race
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Buffalo, NY
Raised in:
Mid-Hudson Valley, NY

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