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Duriel E. Harris

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Duriel E. Harris

Duriel E. Harris is author of three poetry collections, including her most recent, No Dictionary of a Living Tongue (Nightboat, 2017). Harris is an associate professor of English in the graduate creative writing program at Illinois State University and the editor of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora. She lives in Chicago.

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France promises to increase military assistance to Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger as they join forces to battle Boko Haram and the extremists’ campaign across the region’s borders.
—reported in “‘Seven-year-old girl’ kills herself and five others in Nigeria suicide bombing,”  The Guardian