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Clemonce Heard
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Clemonce Heard is the author of the poetry collection Tragic City (Anhinga Press, 2021), which won the 2020 Anhinga-Robert Dana Poetry Prize, selected by Major Jackson, and investigates the events of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Heard’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Missouri Review, Cimarron Review, AGNIIron Horse, World Literature Today, Poetry, Rattle, and elsewhere. Heard received a 2018–19 Tulsa Artist Fellowship and was the 2019–20 Ronald Wallace Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (updated 5/2022)

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