Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

c/o African Voices 270 West 96th Street
NY, NY
Phone: 
1 347 341 0178

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

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Queens
Raised in: 
New York, NY
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Last updated: Oct 17, 2011