The Caterpillars: Executive Director Tarsha Semakula on creating a documentary about contemporary female Ghanaian writers, poets, and performers

There is an exciting women’s spoken word scene in Ghana, and it is growing by the day. In 2004, In Ghana, The Gender and Child Policy was launched to address the issue of gender inequality, women’s empowerment and problems and challenges affecting children… Over a decade has passed since this policy was introduced. So how […]

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Three Questions for…Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy has written 17 novels including The New York Times Bestseller Gone To Soldiers; the National Bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women, and the classics Woman on the Edge of Time and He, She and It. Among her 19 volumes of poetry the most recently published include Made in Detroit (Alfred A. […]

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Goblin Market

Morning and evening
Maids heard the goblins cry:
“Come buy our orchard fruits,
Come buy, come buy:
Apples and quinces,
Lemons and oranges,
Plump unpeck’d cherries,
Melons and raspberries,
Bloom-down-cheek’d peaches,
Swart-headed mulberries,
Wild free-born cranberries,
Crab-apples, dewberries,
Pine-apples, blackberries…

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