Jan 17

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Elizabeth Alexander was born in Harlem, raised in Washington, D.C., and attended Yale University, where she now teaches African American Studies. She is the author of six books of poems, including most recently, "Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010."…

Jennifer Chang is the author of "The History of Anonymity" (Georgia, 2008). A Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Virginia, she co-chairs the advisory board of Kundiman, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support and promotion of Asian…

Jan 03

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Recently, Kwame Dawes teamed up with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to examine the earthquake in Haiti through poetry. Look for a report on the NewsHour about that project in the coming days.

Timothy Donnelly is the author of "Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit" and "The Cloud Corporation," is a poetry editor for "Boston Review" and a full-time faculty member of the Writing Program at Columbia University's School of the…

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