Today is the release of my book, Cut Woman. The book not only touches on what it means to be an Indonesian Muslim survivor of FGM but also my personal documentation of the ongoing list of those I’ve lost. In Cut Woman alone, there are over 230,483 deaths mentioned directly or indirectly. 15 documented (emphasis on […]
My body is speaking to me The tongues of my skin Speak languages that do not reach my mouth. Whisper sweet nothings, to which I can not reply, the words caught in Linguistic purgatory Trying to translate beautiful a noun, a possessive word beautiful, The word is stuck in the spit of man as he […]
Read our interview with Amir Safi as he talks about poetry, slam, community, accessibility, creating a non-profit, and more!
Christopher Diaz is a Chamorro poet, freelance photographer, and military veteran. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2009 with a B.A. in English, then served for six years as a Public Affairs officer in the U.S. Air Force. As a writer in residence with “Writers in the Schools”, he teaches performance poetry and creative […]