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Poetry. With a historian's perspective and a journalist's eye, Micah Ling surveys the oppression of America's indigenous people and the imposition of the United States government upon them. These inequalities are then used to draw parallels to the current Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and subsequent crimes and inequity. Set in two acts with two casts of ...more
Paperback, 68 pages
Published May 8th 2012 by Sunnyoutside
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Micah Ling

(Buffalo, NY: Sunnyoutside, 2012)

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"Loss Control" Fall 2012, The Shortlist

Micah Ling’s Settlement, a two-act collection, explores conflict and colonialism in two contexts. The first half is about “The Reservations of the United States,” and Act Two concentrates on “Palestinian Territories.” Each section uses a unique assembled cast of voices and places (speakers include Marlon Brando, Ban
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Micah Ling lives in New York City. She is the author of, SETTLEMENT (2012), SWEETGRASS (2010), and THREE ISLANDS (2009). She received the 2011 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Emerging Authors Award. Most recently, she is the author of FLASHES OF LIFE (Hobart Handbooks, 2015).
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