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Yusef Komunyakaa | 2018 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Samples of Yusef Komunyakaa’s Poetry Celebrating Our 20th Year! Poet Yusef Komunyakaa will be on campus Wednesday, April 04, 2018. Morning reading and conversation about writing process. Evening […]

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Simon Armitage | 2017 Featured Poet

Poet Simon Armitage will be on campus Wednesday, April 05, 2017. 9:30 AM reading and conversation about writing process 8:00 PM public reading preceded by at open mic (6:15-7:30) and […]

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Andrea Gibson | Fall 2016 Featured Poet

Poet will perform on Monday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 PM in the Wanda L. Bass School of Music’s BlackBox Theater. RSVP for seating. Spoken word artist Andrea Gibson will perform at Oklahoma […]

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Marie Howe | 2016 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Marie Howe’s Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 06, 2016. Acclaimed poet Marie Howe is the author of three volumes […]

Tracy K. Smith | 2014 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Tracy K. Smith’s Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 02, 2014. One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, […]

Terrance Hayes | 2013 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Terrance Hayes’ Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 03, 2013. One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, Terrance […]

Claudia Emerson | 2012 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Claudia Emerson’s Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 04, 2012. Born and raised in Virginia, Claudia Emerson won the won the […]

Carolyn Forché | 2011 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Carolyn Forché’s Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Known as a “poet of witness” and human rights advocate, Carolyn […]

Natasha Trethewey Interview

April 07, 2010 Regina Bennett: Last night I looked at some of your interviews and your prose stuff that you’ve been writing and you constantly refer to the historical erasure […]

Natasha Trethewey | 2010 Featured Poet

Read Natasha Trethewey’s Poetry | Our Interview with Natasha Trethewey Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 07, 2010. Pulitzer Prize winning poet Natasha Trethewey will be featured at […]