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Poetry Fridays: 2010 Festival Poet Amiri Baraka

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Research Assistance: Stacey Balkun, Festival Assistant Born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1934, Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) was already an acclaimed poet and Obie-award-winning playwright in 1965 when Malcom X was assassinated. … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Sekou Sundiata

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Last week, we heard four-time National Poetry Slam Individual Champion Patricia Smith read her poem “34” from Blood Dazzler, her book-length meditation on Hurricane Katrina. To continue our exploration of poetry as an oral/aural art, … Continue reading

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