The Poetry Project

Sade LaNay

© S*an D. Henry-Smith
© S*an D. Henry-Smith

Sade LaNay is a poet and multimedia artist from Houston, TX. They are the author of I love you and I’m not dead (Argos Books, 2020), Härte (Downstate Legacies, 2018), self portrait (Birds of Lace, 2018) and Dream Machine (co•im•press, 2014). Their writing tests the limits of language and creativity as a balm for systemic violence and generational trauma, specifically as it pertains to lives and bodies of Black and queer people. Their poems are included in the Electric Gurlesque, Bettering American Poetry and Best American Experimental Poetry anthologies.