Magazine Stand :: Poetry – March 2022

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Srikanth Reddy’s Editor’s Note to Poetry Magzine begins by describing a photo included in the March issue, identifying a woman in the image, “Overlooked in her lifetime and ours, Margaret Esse Danner (1915–1984) made an art of looking intently at the world around her. As the first Black woman on Poetry’s editorial staff, she routinely sought out other overlooked writers to publish under the magazine’s ‘Open Door’ policy during her workday at the office.” She boldly states, “This issue of Poetry seeks to address an overlooked poet.” with Reddy’s admission, “I’m not sure how many times I’ve overlooked her.” Read more in the full issue content on the Poetry website.

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