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2019: Epic Voices: Prophets with Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes

Recorded At: Recorded On: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Poet and editor Kwame Dawes presents his recently reissued epic poem Prophets and explores Caribbean poetry and the epic, examining the intersection of African and western poetic traditions in the work of Dionne Brand, Kamau Brathwaite, David Dabydeen, Derek Walcott, and other poets. Welcome by Poets House Executive Director Lee Briccetti. Introduction by Poets House Program Director Paolo Javier.