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Oakland As Home, Home As Myth

Yalie Kamara reads her poem "Oakland As Home, Home As Myth."

Aerial view of Downtown Oakland, Lake Merritt, and Lakeside Park in Oakland, California.

Yalie Kamara is the author of When The Living Sing (Ledge Mule Press, 2017) and A Brief Biography of My Name (Akashic Books/African Poetry Book Fund) included in the 2018 New-Generation African Poets chapbook set. She was a 2017 Brunel International African Poetry Prize finalist and is a Callaloo Fellow. She is currently an MFA candidate at Indiana University. For more: www.yaylala.com

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