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Martín Espada

In the second part of this public presentation by Martín Espada for Park University's 2013 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series at the Kansas City Public Library, the former tenant lawyer talks about how he was able to transfer his advocacy from the justice system to poetry, giving voice to those who are otherwise silenced. After a fresh reading of the title poem from Alabanza: New and Selected Poems (tha...

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    Describing herself as a latecomer to writing, author Catherine Browder discusses her new book, Now We Can All Go Home, which pays tribute to Anton Chekhov and three of his plays, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The S...

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    Kenneth Irby

    Poet Kenneth Irby was born in Texas and raised in the Midwest before serving in the U.S. Army. A graduate of Harvard and Berkeley, Irby settled in Lawrence, Kansas, where ...

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