Tsunami Rising

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“Black women are crafting a collective response / to centuries of being under everybody’s water / We are a rising tsunami of fury come back / to take back what was carried away/without consent....” Staceyann Chin reads “Tsunami Rising” from her debut poetry collection, Crossfire: A Litany for Survival (Haymarket Books, 2019), for the Unbound series in Brooklyn, copresented by BAM and Greenlight Bookstore.

Record Your Rime

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In November 2013 the Brooklyn Academy of Music put out an open call for readings of an excerpt from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner in collaboration with the Poetry Foundation's Record-a-Poem project. This clip features a sampling of the many voices that participated. You can listen to the full audio submissions on SoundCloud.

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