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Seams : Traces by Nina Mingya Powles, after Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

Updated: Jul 12

Nina Mingya Powles has made a stunning poetry zine, Seams : Traces, in response to Korean American writer Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's life and works, which you can read below. A screen-reader friendly version is downloadable below. A limited edition print run of the zine is available to order here for £6.

Please be aware this work deals with rape and murder. Get in touch at if you have any access requirements.

Seams _ Traces poem text
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Dictée was originally published by Tanem Press in 1982, New York, and re-published by the University of California Press, 2001.