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The Black Poets Miniature Challenge

​Castle of our Skins’s Shirley Graham Du Bois Creative-in-Residence, Marlanda Dekine, is curating a poetry challenge: the Black Poet Miniature Challenge (#BPMC). In this installation, poets who identify as Black and part of the African diaspora are challenged to compose haikus and tankas. All ages are encouraged to participate, and each poet will receive a $75 honorarium. Your poem can be submitted as written text, recorded voice, or a video recording of you reading the poem. Poems are due August 31, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. Send your poem as a PDF, MP4, or WAV file and any relevant format to Review all guidelines online.