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Connections: Discussing the life and legacy of poet Lucille Clifton

We discuss the life and legacy of award-winning poet Lucille Clifton. Clifton was a Buffalo native whose work celebrated Black womanhood, identity, and...
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:23am
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Connections: Poet Naomi Shihab Nye and her book, "Tiny Journalist"

Naomi Shihab Nye is the current poetry editor for New York Times Magazine, and was named the Young People’s Poet Laureate for 2019-2021. Her most recent...
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Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:50am
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Connections: Poet Charlie Coté on his new collection, "I Play His Red Guitar"

We sit down with local poet Charlie Coté. His first full-length collection of poems, “I Play His Red Guitar,” laments and celebrates the loss of his 18...
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Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:21am
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Connections: How poetry can give marginalized groups a voice

It’s National Poetry Month, and we're joined by local, award-winning local poets who discuss their art, how poetry can give marginalized groups a voice,...
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Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:18pm
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Connections: Poetry, translation, and the impact on war-torn communities

Lebanese poet Jawdat Fakhreddine wrote his collection of poems, Lighthouse for the Drowning , while living in exile in the United States during Lebanon...
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Fri, 10/20/2017 - 9:11am
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