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Anju Mary Paul

Anju Mary Paul is a cultural reporter based in New York City.

Poetry: Spicing Up Political Poetry

Three months after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, Palestinian-American Suheir Hammad performed her poem “First Writing Since”during the debut episode of the HBO series Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry.

About A Man-Boy

Jonathan Ames’ ass itched for 15 years. Then, one day, he learned that athlete’s foot powder when applied to his rear cured him of his itchiness and wrote about it in his regular column in the New York Press.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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