Season 3 (2019)
January | Ariana BrownFebruary | Casey RocheteauMarch | Joshua Bennett
Season 2 (2018)January | Chen Chen February | Nkosi NkululekoMarch | Kassidi JonesApril | Desiree BaileyJune | Nicholas NicholsJuly | Camonghne FelixSeptember | Luther HughesDecember | Christopher J. Greggs
Season 1 (2017)January | George AbrahamFebruary | Michael WassonMarch | Diamond Forde March | Gabriel RamirezApril | Paul TranApril | Malcolm FriendMay | Noor JaberJuly | Sean DesVignesAugust | Elisabet VelasquezSeptember | Nabila LovelaceNovember | Safia ElhilloDecember | Hanif Abdurraqib
Lineage of Mirrors is on hiatus for the rest of 2019. We are not accepting new submissions or publishing new features. You can feel free to read the archive above.
Lineage of Mirrors is a living archive of poets of color and their creative influences. Once a month, we publish a suite of poems from a writer of color, alongside a statement from the writer on a poet of color who has influenced their craft. We strive to create a space for poets of color to discuss, analyze, and celebrate the work that changed everything for them. We’re invested in documenting the lines of influence that run through poetry from writers of color. This column will serve as an online archive of contemporary poetry that centers discussions of lineage, craft and the necessary resilience of POC poetic traditions.
Writers should submit 3-5 poems as well as a 150 word excerpt of the statement analyzing the poet of color that greatly influenced them. Please follow all general Winter Tangerine submission guidelines. Poems should be submitted in one file. Identifying information (full name, email, phone number, etc) should not appear anywhere on the file upload to Submittable or the title of the submission. There is a $75 honorarium for each profiled poet. Submissions are be open throughout the year.
Creator & Curator | Julian RandallAssociate Curators | Noor Ibn Najam & Nicholas Nichols