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Michelle Tsai

Michelle Tsai is a writer based in Brooklyn.

Hometown Feminists Find a New Home

Every New York feminist knows that in the past few years there’s been just one place to meet like-minded women and men: Bluestockings on the Lower East Side.

Under the Shade of a Myrtle Tree with Horace

In the Divine Comedy, Dante encounters the ancient poets suspended in limbo, the first circle of hell: Homer the supreme poet, Horace the satirist, Ovid, and Lucan. It’s a shame Dante doesn’t describe Horace as a lyric poet, for the four books of the Odes are arguably his most loved and well-known poems.

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The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2020

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