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No Place

Minnie Bruce Pratt, The Union Institute and University

Published: 
27 July 2004
Overview: 

Poet Minnie Bruce Pratt reads her poem "No Place," July 9, 2004, on a bridge over the Cahaba River in Bibb County, Alabama. Pratt's books include The Sound of One Fork (1981), Yours in Stuggle (1984), We Say We Love Each Other (1985), Crime Against Nature (1990), Rebellion: Essays 1980-1991 (1991), S/HE (1995), Walking Back Up Depot Street (1999), and The Dirt She Ate: Selected and New Poems (2003).

Pratt's lecture "When I Say 'Steal,' Who Do You Think Of?" is also available on Southern Spaces.

"No Place" is part of the Poets in Place series, a Research Collaboration in the Humanities initiative funded through Emory University’s Presidential Woodruff Fund, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost. Series producers are Natasha Trethewey and Allen Tullos.

Video:
 
Poet Minnie Bruce Pratt reads her poem "No Place," July 9, 2004, on a bridge over the Cahaba River in Bibb County, Alabama.

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