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Promotion for Audre Lorde’s 1971 Reading Series Touches on Necessity of the NEA February 17, 2017: Back in 1970, Audre Lorde spoke on the importance of NEA funding. After the Academy of American Poets received a grant from the foundation, Executive Director Elizabeth Kray asked the poet to host a [...] by

No Time Like the Present for James Baldwin July 7, 2016: May we conclude today with a note from James Baldwin. At Brain Pickings, Maria Popova recently compiled an enduring amount of wisdom from Baldwin, such as this gem: “If you are going to be a [...] by

Happy Birthday, Adrienne Rich!! May 16, 2013: We’re always happy to find the occasion to celebrate the poetry of Adrienne Rich. Our excuse today is that it’s her b-day! The good folks over at brain pickings have posted Rich’s [...] by