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Issue 51/2 is Here, Featuring Cover Art by Tim Fielder!

TIR Staff

Our new issue, 51/2, is here, and it features a portfolio on poetic Black resiliency curated by the brilliant Tracie Morris and containing work by Black luminaries like Yona Harvey, Terrance Hayes, Douglas Kearney, Nathaniel Mackey, and Harryette Mullen. We want, especially, to draw your attention to the cover art by illustrator, animator, and Afrofuturist Tim Fielder. Fielder is known for his graphic novels, Matty’s RocketINFINITUM, and High John Conqueror. His work was recently showcased in a career retrospective exhibition, Black Metropolis: 30 Years of Afrofuturism, Comics, Music, Animation, Decapitated Chickens, Heroes, Villains, and Negroes, at The Hammonds House Museum. The image Fielder lent to us, in Morris's words, "harken[s] to the space for the breath....


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