With over 170 contributors, including Jericho Brown, Lucille
Clifton, Marge Piercy, and Danez Smith, Take a Stand features
poetry, artwork, essays, and fiction that confront past and
ongoing injustices and offer visions of positive change.
Topics range from slave ships to ICE raids, from settler
colonialism to drone strikes, from memories of trauma to dreams of a more just and peaceful society. As Diane Glancy writes in her foreword, “These pieces are protest against violence, injustice, cruelty. They are resistance. They are inscription, instruction, witness, warning, remedy, solution, even solace.”