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A Moment of Your Time

Episode 255 - “Dar es Salaam Delicacies”

by Melanie Hyo-In Han

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Melanie Hyo-In Han, born in Korea and raised in East Africa, has been calling Boston “home” for the past several years where she is a poet, teacher, and author of Sandpaper Tongue, Parchment Lips, a poetry chapbook forthcoming in 2021 through Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has received awards from “Boston in 100 Words” and The Lyric Magazine. Han is currently finishing her M.F.A. in Poetry and Translation at Emerson College where she teaches in the Writing Studies Program and serves as an ELL Consultant. She is also a poetry editor at Flora Fiction. Learn more about her at

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Created during a time of quarantine in the global Coronavirus pandemic, A Moment Of Your Time’s mission is to provide a space for expression, collaboration, community and solidarity. In this time of isolation, we may have to be apart but let’s create together. 

Concept by Jenny Curtis

Theme music by Chris Porter

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