momtaza mehri. poet. ruffneck.

writer. reader. researcher in literary studies. cyberspace. youth. african/arabic poetry. diasporic art. biopolitics. genes. translation theory. black studies stan. cellularity. mumtazamehri@gmail.com

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araweeloabroad.com

Small Talk / The Unthought Has A Comb

Two poems featured in the latest issue of Araweelo Abroad.

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araweeloabroad.com

Araweelo Abroad x Momtaza Mehri

Interview for Araweelo Abroad conducted by Sagal Abdulle.

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Vogue.com

In Times of Division, Finding Refuge—And Fighting Back—Through Art

Chapbook sugah lump prayer featured in this piece by Tariro Mzezewa.

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Plougshares

Three Chapbook Reviews from the New-Generation African Poets

sugah lump prayer reviewed for Ploughshares (Kimberly Ann Southwick).

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afreada.com

Tomorrow I'll Be Twenty (a short)

Published on AFREADA: Africa's Literary Magazine.

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tonguejournal.org

DISPATCH 4.4

of musk & misinterpretation

andotherpoems.com

Two poems by Momtaza Mehri – And Other Poems

Two poems by Momtaza Mehri – And Other Poems

Bars Bars Bars / Mouthwash

Alienintimacy article
maskmagazine.com

Alien Intimacies

'making mistakes is a luxury many immigrant children feel they can’t afford. but how do you practice intimacy without the messy imperfection of being vulnerable?'

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datableedzine.com

Datableed Zine: ISSUE 7

TWO POEMS

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reallifemag.com

The Beautiful Ones

'Sometimes looking good is just that: looking good. Other times, it’s archival.'

Real Life is a magazine about living with technology. The emphasis is more on living.

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vagabondcitylit.com

Vagabond City

ISSUE 14.

THE EXORCIST VISITS CAMDEN

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Squawk Back Magazine

Squawk Back

Who Needs Tinder When You Have a Muslim Registry?

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queenmobs.com

Queen Mob's Tea House

netflix & chill.

wink wink.

i don't like shit, i don't go outside.

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jaffatelaqlam.com

THE SAG — جفت الأقلام

JAFFAT EL AQLAM.

THE MEMORY ISSUE.

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dazeddigital.com

The new generation of poets mastering DIY culture | Dazed

Poetry and spoken word have seen a slow-burn surge in popularity recently. From Ashlee Haze’s emotionally charged voice on the opening track of Blood Orange’s Freetown Sound, to Jesse William’s BET awards acceptance speech (which began as a typical audience address but finished somewhere much closer to a Slam performance) poetry has never seemed so powerful a medium in popular culture.