Kai Huang, Shara Yurkiewicz and Samyukta Mullangi are three of Dr. Rafael Campo’s students, who are learning poetry to supplement their medical training. Chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown sat down with three Harvard medical students to talk about why they … Continue reading
Rafael Campo explores poetry through his experience as a doctor. He teaches this practice to his medical students out of the belief that healing is more than just knowing how to respond to symptoms. Rafael Campo is a doctor, professor … Continue reading
In addition to workshops and classes, InsideOut hosts poetry readings throughout the city. The NewsHour recently attended one at the Dell Pryor art gallery in Midtown Detroit. Here are Patty Lare, and two InsideOut alumni — Terrell Morrow and Justin … Continue reading
Detroit schools are turning their students into published poets with a little guidance from professional writers and a program called InsideOut. Jeffrey Brown reflects with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey about visiting the Motor City middle-schoolers and the "sense of power" she witnessed as they found their voices. Continue reading
PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown, right, and U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, center right, launch the series “Where Poetry Lives.” Their first stop: Brooklyn. Photo by Anne Davenport/NewsHour “A short walk in the park, a sax, a lot of poetry: Memories … Continue reading
In our new series, “Where Poetry Lives,” Natasha Trethewey, poet laureate of the United States, and Jeffrey Brown spends time at the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project in Brooklyn. The international program works with people with dementia to try to trigger memory by playfully engaging with language.
U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey kicks off the “Where Poetry Lives” tour with NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown in New York. Photos by Anne Davenport Editor’s Note: PBS NewsHour kicks off a special poetry series with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey. “Where … Continue reading
In our new series, "Where Poetry Lives," Natasha Trethewey, poet laureate of the United States, and Jeffrey Brown spends time at the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project in Brooklyn. The international program works with people with dementia to try to trigger memory by playfully engaging with language. Continue reading