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    • Headshot of Harriet Monroe

      Poet, editor, scholar, critic, and patron of the arts Harriet Monroe founded the literary journal Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  She became instrumental in the “poetry renaissance” of the early...

    • Photo of June Jordan

      One of the most widely-published and highly-acclaimed Jamaican American writers of her generation, poet, playwright and essayist June Jordan was known for her fierce commitment to human rights and political...

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      Ivy is a performance poet, a spoken word artist, and a songwriter. He won a Grammy Award in 2023 with his sixth album, THE POET WHO SAT BY THE DOOR,...

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