Vox Populi

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Mike Schneider: Notes from the Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Blackface is in the news and — should anyone be interested in the details — instructions on “How to Black Up,” complete with recipe for burnt-cork face-paint can be found in Olio, Tyehimba Jess’ book that won the 2017 Pultizer Prize for poetry.

February 10, 2019 · 2 Comments

Video: Tyehimba Jess reads “Negro Migration”

. . Tyehimba Jess, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for his collection Olio,  was born in Detroit and earned his BA from the University of Chicago and his MFA … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

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