TW: Mentions of Palestinian & state-sanctioned violence / Covid Trauma regarding evictions
(S7, E2) Noor Hindi (she/her/hers) stopped by for this week's episode back in April as she is preparing for the release of her debut poetry collection book, DEAR GOD, DEAR BONES, DEAR YELLOW coming out this May. We talked about her journey in poetry including her critically acclaimed 2020 poem, "Fuck Your Lecture on Craft, My People Are Dying" which focuses on the continual violence against the Palestinian people. We discussed the diaspora, colonization, her work as a journalist uncovering the eviction crisis during Covid-19 in Akron, OH, and the self-care she does for herself. --- Bio: Noor Hindi is a Palestinian-American poet and reporter. She is a 2021 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellow. Hindi earned her BA and MFA in poetry from the University of Akron. She released her poem, “Fuck Your Lecture on Craft, My People Are Dying” to critical acclaim in December 2020. Noor will soon be releasing her poetry book DEAR GOD. DEAR BONES. DEAR YELLOW. Due to come out on May 31st which you can order your copy now. You can follow Noor on Twitter @MyNrhindi.
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