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Soft Skull Press, 1998 - Poetry - 81 pages
Poetry. African American Studies. Tracie Morris has held Championship Titles in both the Nuyorican Grand Slam and the National Haiku Slam. Across these United States of Poetry, she is one of the most unforgettable, improvisational, harmelodic poets working today: "Drawn to what I like/ Can a deer stop headlights?/ Power is blinding" ("The Current Color"). These short pieces are street smart as well as book smart, at once visionary and down-to-earth. "Tracie Morris is a step into the next century, the verse of the new millennium in sight" (Miguel Algarin).

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About the author (1998)

Tracie Morris is a poet who works in multiple media. She has performed as a sound poet, singer, actor and installation artist. Her sound installations have been presented in New York at the Whitney Biennial, the Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning, the New Museum and Ronald Feldman Gallery. She holds an MFA from Hunter College and a PhD from New York University and has often trained at RADA. She is Professor and Coordinator of Performance and Performance Studies at Pratt Institute.

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