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April 28, 2008

Pittsburgh Poet: Claiming Personal Place

The NewsHour’s Poetry Unit recently visited Terrance Hayes, author of three books of poetry and a professor of Creative Writing at Carnegie Mellon University. He discusses life as a poet in Pittsburgh.

His video is the 32nd profile in NewsHour’s ongoing series of contemporary poets, a remarkably rich resource for teachers.

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