Camonghne Felix is a Cut contributor as well as a poet, an essayist, and a political strategist. She’s the author of Build Yourself a Boat, which was longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award in Poetry. Her book Dyscalculia is expected in 2023.

  1. first person
    It Wasn’t Just a BreakupHow the catastrophic end of my relationship led to a diagnosis that changed my life.
  2. next act
    Serena’s ChoiceWatching her, I want to retire and begin again over and over.
  3. beauty
    Honey Pot Meltdown Explained“It’s hard to think that we’re going to use capitalism to do radical things.”
  4. black lives matter
    The Fallacy of RepresentationIt’s taught us everything we need to know about power: that it’s a limited resource.
  5. power
    Don’t Blame Alice SeboldIt’s our carceral system that sent an innocent man to prison.
  6. power
    Simone Biles Chose Herself“I should have quit way before Tokyo.”
  7. power
    We’re Done Here It’s time for Andrew Cuomo to go.
  8. the future
    Pressing Our Ears to the WallThis pandemic has been a master class in community.
  9. power
    America, You Owe MeWe have been patient, and America owes Black people whatever it has to give.
  10. power
    It’s Time to Look AheadToday is a victory, but the fight is far from over.
  11. first person
    Aching for AbolitionAs a survivor of sexual violence, I know prison isn’t the answer.