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Maura Alia Badji

Maura Alia Badji

Publications and Prizes

Resculpting (Paper Boat Press, 1995)
In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself Vol. 4 (MW Enterprises, 2002), This Far Together (Haight Ashbury Literary, 1995)
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:
Gully by Roger Bonair-Agard, God Help The Child by Toni Morrison, The Call To Create by Linda Schierse Leonard, Long Division by Kiese Laymon, Vessel by Parnethia Jones
Favorite Books:
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (Betty 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), Moon Crossing Bridge (Tess Gallagher), Muscular Music (Terrance Hayes), The Latin Deli (Judith Ortiz Cofer), Arc & Hue (Tara Betts)
Favorite Authors:
Colette, Patricia Smith, Dickens, Poe, Dumas, Natasha Trethewey, Lucille Clifton, Sonia Sanchez, Nikki Giovanni, Roger Bonair-Agard, Sandra Cisneros, Lynda Hull, Tim Seibles, Staceyann Chin, Dolores Kendricks, Nikky Finney, Tess Gallagher, Charles Simic, Toni Morrison, Lynn Emmanuel, Colleen J. McElroy, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Gillian Conoley, Terrance Hayes, Jericho Brown, Miguel Pinero, M. Nourbese Philips, Parneshia Jones, Zora Neal Hurston, Walter Mosley, Tara Betts.

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Listing last updated: April 27, 2015

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Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
African American, Feminist, Italian American, Mixed Race, Native American, Scotch-Irish American
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Born in:
Buffalo, NY
Raised in:
Mid-Hudson Valley, NY

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