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PRESS ROOM: Iconic Writers Honored at the Poetry Foundation’s 2022 Pegasus Awards

By BlackPressUSA  Celebrating poets’ legacies and the future of the art CHICAGO — Thirteen writers made history and were celebrated during a festive evening of verse and...

A major collection of Black poems, books is coming to LSU

By Terell Wilkins, The Advocate LSU has obtained one of the country's largest collections of African-American poetry, including a book once owned by Frederick Douglass...

bell hooks Will Never Leave Us – She Lives On Through the Truth of...

Karjean Levine/Getty Images Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Loyola University Maryland I was introduced to the work of bell hooks for the first time when I was 14...

Review: Amanda Gorman Offers Inventive Collection of Poems

By Amancai Biraben, Associated Press Asserting that “our inaction and inertia will be the inheritance of the next generation” in “The Hill We Climb,” inaugural...

Poetry Foundation and Complexly Announce New Ours Poetica Co-Curators

NNPA Newswire The Poetry Foundation and Complexly announce the new co-curators of the twice-weekly YouTube series Ours Poetica: Charlotte Abotsi and Sarah Kay. The poetic...