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We look forward to seeing you this September at &Now: Points of Convergence!
Registration is now open. Please visit Ticketspice to reserve your pass and order boxed lunches.
Complete conference details, including travel, accessibility, and technology information, can be found at the conference website: andnowfestival.com.
General Inquiries: andnowfestival2019@gmail.com.
Registration questions: iasinfo@uw.edu.


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Duriel E. Harris

Duriel E. Harris is a poet, performer, and sound artist. She is author of three print volumes of poetry, including her most recent awardwinning, No Dictionary of a Living Tongue (Nightboat, 2017), Drag (2003) and Amnesiac: Poems (2010), and her multi-genre one-woman theatrical performance Thingification. A featured resident poet/teacher at the Lynden Sculpture Garden and the transformational Naropa Capitalocene Summer Writing Program, Harris was a guest at the powerful Festival Internacional de Poesía de La Habana (Cuba). Cofounder of the avant garde poetry/performance trio The Black Took Collective, Harris is showcased in Manual Cinema’s short film Multitudes, celebrating the Walt Whitman BiCentennial and in Letters to the Future: Black WOMEN/Radical WRITING (KORE). The 2018 Offen Poet, Harris is an associate professor of English in the graduate creative writing program at Illinois State University and the Editor of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora.