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Author: Harmony Holiday

Harmony Holiday is a writer, dancer, archivist, and the author of five collections of poetry. She curates an archive of griot poetics and a related performance series at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. She has received the Motherwell Prize, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, a NYFA fellowship, a Schomburg Fellowship, a California Book Award, and a research fellowship from Harvard University's Woodberry Poetry Room. She lives in Los Angeles.

A Jazz Funeral for Uncle Tom
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A Jazz Funeral for Uncle Tom

Birds, LLC

Poetry. African American Studies. Music. UNCLE TOM, AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEGRO, IS DEAD. Championing the tenderest of homicidal tendencies, a penchant for mercy killings and redemptive rites of passage, A JAZZ FUNERAL FOR UNCLE TOM is exactly what it ...

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The Black Saint and the Sinnerman
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The Black Saint and the Sinnerman

Fonograf Editions

Poetry. California Interest. Women's Studies. Charles Mingus's classic 1963 album The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady is swerved into Harmony Holiday's classic 2018 album THE BLACK SAINT AND THE SINNERMAN. The albums are not the same, not at all. Bu...

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Go Find Your Father/A Famous Blues
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Go Find Your Father/A Famous Blues

Ricochet Editions

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. African American Studies. Harmony Holiday's tĂȘte-bĂȘche book-length lyric essay collection GO FIND YOUR FATHER/A FAMOUS BLUES immerses itself and its readers in a deeply personal interrogation of perhaps the most difficul...

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Hollywood Forever
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Hollywood Forever

Fence Books

Poetry. African & African American Studies. Art. Music. Hybrid Genre. California Interest. Holiday curates poems-as-text and image-as-impression, lyricism and activism. The "legacies" of Miles Davis and MLK and Billie Holiday and other icons collide...

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Maafa
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Maafa

Fence Books

MAAFA is an epic poem about reparations and the female body.MAAFA is an epic poem about reparations and the female body. Maafa undoes the erasure of trauma and of black femininity. Maafa has killed her father and been granted eternal life. Maafa is ...

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Negro League Baseball
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Negro League Baseball

Fence Books

Poetry. African American Studies. Winner of the Motherwell Prize, this debut collection represents the fullness of "Thoughts on Fire" in living color, solid sound, barely arrested motion.

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