Anthropology Magazine

Call for Submissions: African and African Diaspora Anthropological Poetry/Prose

Poetry

  • Call for Submissions: African and African Diaspora Anthropological Poetry/Prose

    Our team—Christine Weeber (poetry and copy editor at SAPIENS), Justin D. Wright (poet-in-residence at SAPIENS), and Leah Zani (poetry editor at Anthropology and Humanism)—seeks poetry and experimental prose submissions from anthropologists who are of the African diaspora or who are living and working in Africa for a curated collection of 5–8 pieces that will be published at SAPIENS magazine in 2021. Would you be interested in writing an …

  • Arrival Waters Nathaniel Tarn

    Arrival Waters

    A poet-anthropologist’s initial arrival in Guatemala decades ago yielded a new beginning—and a limitless illumination.

  • El Pedregal Poem

    Heart of Stone

    An anthropologist-poet reflects on the stories that spiral on a lava field near Mexico City named El Pedregal, asking what it means to be a part of the Earth.

  • Humo ludens collaborans

    dear gretas

    An anthropologist offers a letter-poem for the pandemic era to environmental activist Greta Thunberg—and to the rest of us—while re-envisioning our species as Humo ludens collaborans (humorous playful collaborators).