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Evie Shockley is the author of several collections of poetry, including A Half-Red Sea and the new black. She is also the author of the critical volume Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. Her honors include the Holmes National Poetry Prize and fellowships from Cave Canem, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of the New York Public Library. Shockley is a Professor at Rutgers University.