Ode to My Homegirls by Safia Elhillo

after Matthew Olzmann

BOMB 152 Summer 2020
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Ode To 3
Safia Poem 2

Safia Elhillo is the author of The January Children (University of Nebraska Press, 2017), Girls That Never Die (One World/Random House, 2021), and a forthcoming novel in verse. Coeditor of Halal If You Hear Me (Haymarket), she is a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

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BOMB 152, Summer 2020

Our summer issue includes interviews with Amoako Boafo, Jibz Cameron, Brenda Goodman, Odili Donald Odita, Jenny Offill, Nicolas Party, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, and Craig Taborn; poetry by Safia Elhillo and Nathaniel Mackey; prose by Lydia Davis, Marie-Helene Bertino, and Saidiya Hartman; and more.

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