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A Wanda Coleman Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library? December 17, 2014: We vote yes! The recommendation, submitted by Austin Straus (Wanda Coleman’s widow) and supported by the Los Angeles Times asks that the county consider changing the name of the Ascot Branch [...] by

Wanda Coleman Tribute to Be Held January 15, 2014: If you’re heading down to Los Angeles’s Central Library this Saturday, you won’t want to miss the tribute held in honor of Wanda Coleman who died late last year. From the Library [...] by

Remembering Wanda Coleman December 6, 2013: There are only two poets who have shaped me profoundly as a poet. One of them is former San Francisco Poet Laureate Jack Hirschman, who is turning 80 years old next week whose birthday event I’ll [...] by

The Wanda Coleman Project December 2, 2013: We’re still saddened by the loss of Wanda Coleman. Today, though, we were thrilled to hear news of a new documentary in the works featuring a full-length interview with Wanda Coleman in all her [...] by

A Los Angeles Star: Wanda Coleman Has Died November 25, 2013: Awful, sad news. The Los Angeles Times is abuzz with remembrances and stories about Wanda Coleman, “L.A.’s Unofficial Poet Laureate,” who died too young– at the age of 67. [...] by

Give Wanda Breathing Room December 3, 2012: Last week we mentioned this story about Wanda Coleman’s health. Now, here’s a way you can help! Check out this site here. by

Wanda Coleman Needs Our Help! November 26, 2012: Jacket Copy reports that Wanda Coleman has been suffering from an upper-respiratory infection since September and has been in and out of the hospital. According to David L. Ulin at JC, “Because [...] by

Wanda Coleman Won the 2012 Shelley Memorial Award March 29, 2012: Here’s this from the Poetry Society of America: The Poetry Society of America is honored to announce that Wanda Coleman is the 2012 recipient of the Shelley Memorial Award, presented annually [...] by