francine j. harris‘s third collection, Here Is the Sweet Hand from Farrar, Straus & Giroux, was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts award and winner of the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her second collection, play dead, was the winner of the Lambda Literary and Audre Lorde Awards and finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. She is Associate Professor of English at the University of Houston and serves as Consulting Faculty Editor at Gulf Coast.
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