Shayla Lawson

Shayla Lawson  is the author of three books of poetry  A Speed Education in Human Being, the chapbook Pantone, and I Think I’m Ready to see Frank Ocean  and the essay collection This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross,  Dark Girls, and Being Dope. She was born in Rochester, Minnesota, grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, studied architecture in Italy and spent a few years as a Dutch housewife  milk maid  braids  and all. She teaches at Amherst College and lives in Brooklyn, NY. 


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Shayla Lawson on the pivotal role of Black women in contemporary politics...

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