Morgan Parker


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Morgan Parker is the author of THERE ARE MORE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAN BEYONCÉ, a Goodreads Choice Award semi-finalist, and OTHER PEOPLE'S COMFORT KEEPS ME UP AT NIGHT, selected by Eileen Myles for the 2013 Gatewood Prize. Her poetry and essays have appeared in Tin House, The Paris Review, The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, Best American Poetry 2016, The New York Times, and The Nation. She is the recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, winner of a 2016 Pushcart Prize, and a Cave Canem graduate fellow. She is a Sagittarius.

Average rating: 4.08 · 4,242 ratings · 557 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
There Are More Beautiful Th...

4.01 avg rating — 3,326 ratings — published 2017 — 8 editions
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Magical Negro

4.36 avg rating — 639 ratings — published 2019 — 7 editions
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Other People's Comfort Keep...

4.30 avg rating — 264 ratings — published 2015
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Who Put This Song On?

4.22 avg rating — 18 ratings — expected publication 2019 — 6 editions
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“I am a dreamer with empty hands and I like the chill.”
Morgan Parker, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

“What kind of bodies are movable and feasts. What color are visions.”
Morgan Parker, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

“You are beautiful because you’re funny. You are alive because you’re a question.”
Morgan Parker, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

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