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Not Your Disney’s Pocahontas: Karenne Wood discusses her optimism about poetry’s ability to add depth to our understanding of history, her approach to lineation, and why she chose to end her book with silence.


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From the Archive

Available online for the first time, this 1994 footage of the late Samuel W. Allen includes him reading his poem "Harriet Tubman" then discussing the reciprocal relationship between the artist and the reader with poet and essayist Jerry Ward, Jr. Read more and see the video.