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POETRY: News Brief by Leila Chatti

News Brief * Going about my day, sometimes I glimpse the news corralled in the narrow margins of my bright screen, and often it depresses me. Like today, a life reduced to two lines small enough to cover with my thumb: Man shoots himself in mall. No one hurt. How quickly we forget these strangers

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INTERVIEW: Leila Chatti. “Poems felt like little prayers.”

Leila Chatti Leila Chatti is a Tunisian-American poet. The recipient of a scholarship from the Tin House Writers’ Workshop and prizes from Ploughshares’ Emerging Writer’s Contest, Narrative Magazine’s 30 Below Contest and 8th Annual Poetry Contest, the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize, and the Academy of American Poets, her poems appear in Best New Poets, Ploughshares, Tin House, Narrative,The Missouri

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