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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, was the 2019–20 Ronald Wallace Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a 2022-23 MacDowell Fellow and a 2023 Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Artist. (updated 5/2022)

AGNI has published the following work:

Phony Ghazal
AGNI 97 Print Only
Malt O Meal, Since 1919
Online 2021 Food Race Violence
The Interpreter
Online 2021 Arts Race Violence
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