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“Black Woman” by Erica Dawson

By On September 10, 2018

“When Rap Spoke Straight to God is utterly transporting. In language both elevated and slangy, saucy and tender, Dawson lovingly weaves the reader around her finger.” - Jennifer Egan… Read More

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What Lurks Down There? Ernest Hilbert’s Dark Web Magazine, Cocytus

By On November 29, 2017

What’s lurking out there on the infamous Dark Web? A lot of unsavory activity and characters, to be sure. But poets? It’s already got a reputation for hiding the worst human activity,… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Reads in DC for “Lunch Poems: Readings from The Hopkins Review”

By On January 30, 2017

Lunch Poems: Readings from The Hopkins Review Featuring Ernest Hilbert, Helena Chung, Natalie Shapero, Erica Dawson, and Mark Halliday The Loft @ Busboys and Poets 5th & K Streets 1025 5th Street… Read More

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“Langston Hughes’s Grandma Mary Writes a Love Letter to Lewis Leary Years after He Dies Fighting at Harper’s Ferry” by Erica Dawson

By On September 23, 2014

“Dawson draws an especially timely self-portrait. She generates great energy by pulling at the impossible and sometimes pleasurable tangles of what is constant in us, and what is disposable in the… Read More

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“One Fish, Two Fish” by Erica Dawson

By On August 6, 2013

Erica Dawson's collection, Big-Eyed Afraid, won the 2006 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, and was published by Waywiser Press in 2007. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2012 and 2008, Barrow… Read More