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Originally from Newark, New Jersey, Kyle Dargan is the editor and founder of POST NO ILLS magazine and an associate professor of literature and creative writing at American University. His debut collection, THE LISTENING, was awarded the 2003 Cave Canem Prize and his sophomore collection, BOUQUET OF HUNGERS, won the 2008 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for poetry. His third collection, LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA, was released in the fall of 2010. Dargan's non-fiction has appeared in The Newark Star-Ledger and TheRoot.com.

Dargan attended St. Benedict's Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey before attending Rutgers-NCAS and the University of Virginia. He received his MFA in creative writing from Indiana University (Bloomington) and has studied arts ma
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Jones, Saeed. Prelude to Bruise. Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 2014. 124 pp. $16.00 (paper). [View title on Goodreads] Reviewed by Will Byrne Saeed Jones’ debut poetry collection, Prelude to Bruise, is a juggler with many pins in the air. Identity, sex, violence, coming of age, family, and loss—to name just a few—are all laid-out [...]
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Bouquet of Hungers
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