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#NationalPoetryMonth roundup


Kristen LaRue-Sandler

ASU English faculty, staff, students and alumni made waves on the local, state, and national scenes during National Poetry month 2019. Here’s a compilation of this week’s main stories to close-out the April celebration.

The New York Times: Four new poetry collections confront despair with wonder

The Root: These poets are dedicated to elevating and preserving the artform

WNYC: Natalie Diaz talks love and basketball

KJZZ: National Poetry Month, part 2

The State Press: Dirt lots to art galleries: ASU students, alumni on the Valley's poetry scene

ASU Now: ASU poet’s new collection a ‘love story for the desert’ | Keep on writing on, downtown Phoenix