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By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
Some worry that poet Gwendolyn Brooks is in danger of being forgotten. “The Golden Shovel Anthology,” a new book of poems honoring Brooks, seeks to make sure that doesn’t happen.
By Elizabeth Flock
By Corinne Segal
"Liberation," a poetry collection released last month, highlights why the ideas of oppression and liberation are still urgently important today.
In celebration of Valentines Day, Rita Dove reads her poem, "Chocolate."…
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove was recently given what may be the biggest honor -- and challenge -- of her career: sorting through poems from the last 100 years to create "The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry."…
In Anthonogy, Rita Dove Connects American Poets' Intergenerational Conversations…
Poet Rita Dove reads some of her poems.
Rita Dove, one of the nation's most preeminent poets, has published a novel, a play, a book of short stories and nine collections of verse, including one that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Dove reads "Singsong" and "Fox Trot Fridays."…
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