2018: Writing and Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan
During her life, poet and essayist June Jordan (1936 – 2002) energetically responded to the crises of the disenfranchised with activism, writing and teaching. To continue her legacy of speaking truth to power, poets Joshua Bennett, Suzanne Gardinier, Donna Masini and Aja Monet talk about their own experiences with writing and teaching in our current time of crisis. Welcome by Poets House Program Director Paolo Javier and Poets House Executive Director Lee Briccetti. Introductions by Jan Heller Levi.
(Full audio approx 2 hrs 10 min)
Presented with the support of the June M. Jordan Literary Estate.