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Anis Mojgani

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ANIS MOJGANI is a two time National Poetry Slam Champion, winner of the International World Cup Poetry Slam, and multiple-time TEDx Speaker. He has been awarded residencies from the Vermont Studio Center, AIR Serenbe, and the Oregon Literary Arts Writers-In-The-Schools program. His work has appeared on HBO, NPR, and in the pages of such journals as Rattle, Forklift Ohio, Paper Darts, and Thrush.
Anis is the author of four books, all published by Write Bloody Publishing: Songs From Under the River (2013), The Feather Room (2011), Over the Anvil We Stretch (2008), and his latest, The Pocketknife Bible (2015), a fully illustrated poetry-novella. Originally from New Orleans, he currently lives in Oregon.

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Over the Anvil We Stretch

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The Feather Room

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“Will it make me something? Will I be something? Am I something? And the answer comes, already am, always was, and I still have time to be”
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“Cussing doesn’t come from a lack of vocabulary – I know all the other words. None of them speak the same language that my fucking heart does.”
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