And of course, it’s always important to say that gender, like genre, is a racialized structure.
DAVID BRAZIL is a pastor, poet, and translator. His books include Holy Ghost (City Lights, 2017), antisocial patience (Roof, 2015), and The Ordinary (Compline, 2013). With Chika Okoye, he was the founding co-curator of Black Life, a series featuring art and performance from the African diaspora hosted by the Berkeley Art Museum. A Talk on Rhyme has just been published by The Last Books, and figurae is forthcoming from the same press. David lives in New Orleans.