Black Queer Hoe (BreakBeat Poets)

by Britteney Black Rose Kapri

Other authorsDanez Smith (Foreword)
Paperback, 2018


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Haymarket Books (2018), 72 pages


Black Queer Hoeis a refreshing, unapologetic intervention into ongoing conversations about the line between sexual freedom and sexual exploitation. Women's sexuality is often used as a weapon against them. In this powerful debut, Britteney Black Rose Kapri lends her unmistakable voice to fraught questions of identity, sexuality, reclamation, and power, in a world that refuses Black Queer women permission to define their own lives and boundaries. Britteney Black Rose Kapriis a Chicago performance poet and playwright. Currently she is an alumna turned Teaching Artist Fellow at Young Chicago Authors. Her work has been featured inPoetry Magazine, Button Poetry, Seven Scribes, and many other outlets, and anthologized inThe BreakBeat PoetsandThe BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic. She is a contributor toBlack Nerd Problems, a Pink Door Retreat Fellow, and a 2015 Rona Jaffe Writers Award Recipient.… (more)


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72 p.; 5.5 inches


1608469522 / 9781608469529

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