Talia Franks

Talia Franks (they/them) is a poet, writer, and translator born and raised in Massachusetts. They are an alum of the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference and of the Columbia Publishing Course, and earned a Master of Arts in Comparative Humanities from Brandeis University. Talia writes regularly on Word-for-Sense and Other Stories and they have contributed articles to both Black Girls Create and Nerdist. They've also written reviews of poetry and prose in translation for Three Percent, and their poetry has appeared in the Brandeis University publications Jaded and Ebony Axis and on Black Girls Create. When not reading, writing, or translating Talia enjoys hiking, meditation, spending time with friends and family, indexing their personal library, and trying to find more time in their schedule to read. You can find Talia on Instagram and Twitter as @talia_franks and you can support Talia on Ko-fi or Patreon.

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  1. An Exploration of the Fundamental Points of Critical Race Theory – Word-for-Sense and Other Stories
    April 5, 2019 @ 12:19

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  2. Book Review: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi – Word-for-Sense and Other Stories
    November 27, 2019 @ 06:01

    […] In many ways the book is a great companion to the book I previously reviewed here by Kendi, Stamped From the Beginning, which was a more thorough historical text, but didn’t contain a great deal of action items. This […]

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  3. Book Reviews in Review Part II: Books that Center Blackness – Word-for-Sense and Other Stories
    February 26, 2020 @ 08:00

    […] Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi […]

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  4. BLACK. LIVES. MATTER. That’s Not Up For Debate. – Word-for-Sense and Other Stories
    June 3, 2020 @ 19:29

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  5. Book Review: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi – Word-for-Sense and Other Stories
    July 17, 2020 @ 22:03

    […] In many ways the book is a great companion to the book I previously reviewed here by Kendi, Stamped From the Beginning, which was a more thorough historical text, but didn’t contain a great deal of action items. This […]

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  6. An Exploration of the Fundamental Points of Critical Race Theory – Word-for-Sense and Other Stories
    July 18, 2020 @ 07:49

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