Author: Becky Thompson

Becky Thompson, MFA, Ph.D., is a poet, human rights activist, yogi, and professor. She is the author of several books, most recently Teaching with Tenderness and Survivors on the Yoga Mat. She has co-edited two poetry anthologies, including Making Mirrors: Righting/Writing by and for Refugees (with Jehan Bseiso). Her honors include the Gustavus Myers Award for Outstand- ing Books on Human Rights and fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Association of University Women. She has held appointments at China Women's University, Princeton University, Duke University, and the University of Colorado, and currently teaches at Simmons University. Since 2015 Becky has been traveling to Greece, meeting rafts, working with asylum seekers, and teaching poetry workshops.

To Speak in Salt
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To Speak in Salt

Ex Ophidia Press

Sociologist-turned-poet Becky Thompson focuses on the individuals affected by the forced migration crisis in Greece in this stunning collection of poems inspired by her recent work in the camps on the Greek island of Lesvos and leading poetry worksh...

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