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Poet Allison Joseph shares tips for political prose at DePaul

Poet Allison Joseph shares tips for political prose at DePaul

Albora Memushi

October 9, 2017


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The poet Allison Joseph stopped by DePaul to read her poetry and answer questions from students Thursday, Oct. 5. Read More »...

Poetry symposium honors Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks

Poetry symposium honors Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks

Ebony Ellis

October 9, 2017


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On Monday, Oct. 2, a poetry symposium was held in the DePaul Theatre School atrium honoring the 100th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Angela Jackson, Brooks’ biographer, appeared as a guest speaker for the event that was hosted by the Center for Black Diaspora....

Louder than a Bomb: World’s largest youth poetry festival empowers and enlightens

Louder than a Bomb: World’s largest youth poetry festival empowers and enlightens

Vanessa Bell and Emily Brandenstein

April 5, 2015


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The floor seating of the Arie Crown Theater was packed with over 2,000 students cheering, dancing and laughing with their friends. In one corner of the VIP section was a camera crew adjusting their tripods and in the other were young poets pacing and reciting poems to themselves. Teen breakdancers served as entertainment...

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