Thursday, October 8, 2009
UniVerse of Poetry
UniVerse of Poetry in partnership with Chicago Public Radio features poets/writers...
Dan Beachy-Quick, Frank Bidart, Ernesto Cardenal, Danielle Chapman, Kevin Coval, Kwame Dawes, Stuart Dybek, Richard Fammerée, Parneshia Jones, Fady Joudah, Yusef Komunyakaa, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Li-Young Lee, Toni Asante Lightfoot, Francesco Levato, Haki Madhubuti, Valzhyna Mort, Paul Muldoon, Naeem Murr, Stella Vinitchi Radulescu, Patricia Smith, Tiziano Fratus, Judith Valente, Rachel Jamison Webster, Ofelia Zepeda
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UniVerse embodies a celebration of poetry encouraging dialogue, compassion and peace. UniVerse is dedicated to featuring a laurelled poet from every nation in the world, regardless of territory, and to showcasing the work of poets working in exile and writing in endangered languages through public programs, free curricula and online publication. UniVerse is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
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