Poetry LGBT Studies PROXY Is An Unrequited Love Story In Prose Poems, Where The Landscape Of The Beloved Body Becomes The Windows Of New York City, The Deserts Of North Africa, And The Mangroves Of The Caribbean PROXY Is A Conversation With The Calculus, Plotting Time And Space Against The Infinite Capacities Of Desire With Swagger And Appetite, The Poems In R Erica Doyle S Proxy Reveal The Costs Of Masking One S Vulnerability Like Arthur Rimbaud, Lucille Clifton, And Richard Siken, These Poems Suggest The Struggle To Be Released From One S Own Depths Is Life S Greatest Adventure PROXY Asks Us To Perform Scenarios Of Love And Loss As If We Had No Other Choice Because It Is Difficult To Resist Doyle S Crisp And Cannylanguage, The Sum Effect Of This Exercise Is Wonder Wendy S Walters
R Erica Doyle was born in Brooklyn to Trinidadian immigrant parents, and her first book, proxy, was published by Belladonna Books in 2013 Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, Our Caribbean A Gathering of Gay and Lesbian Writing from the Antilles, Bum Rush the Page A Def Poetry Jam, Gathering Ground A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem s First Decade, Ploughshares, Bloom, Blithe House Quarterly and Sinister Wisdom.She has received grants and awards from the Hurston Wright Foundation, the Astraea Lesbian Writers Fund, and the New York Foundation for the Arts Erica is a Cave Canem Fellow and received her MFA in Poetry from The New School She lives in New York City, where she is an administrator in the NYC public schools and facilitates Tongues Afire A Free Creative Writing Workshop for queer women and trans and gender non conforming people of color.
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- R. Erica Doyle
- 06 February 2019 R. Erica Doyle