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Liane Ellison Norman

Liane Ellison Norman

A writer since childhood, Liane Ellison Norman has published six books of poetry, four books of non-​fiction, one novel and many articles and essays.

Blue Bra

She was out in Cairo’s Tahrir Square saying no to the theft of her future, her blue bra cupping young breasts, exposed when soldiers bludgeoned her for defending hard-​won revolution, ripped off her concealing abaya, stomped her slender chest. The bright blue bra shining out went viral, proclaimed that under the heavy layers…
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