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Branching Out Little Rock: Donna Masini on June Jordan

\"Things That I Do in the Dark:\" June Jordan, Poet of the People

Oct 4, 2007 | 6:30 pm

June Jordan

June Jordan dedicated her book, Passion, “to everybody scared as I used to be,” writing, as she says of Whitman, for the sake of a people’s poetry. Here is a look at the poetry and prose—spanning half a century—of a writer whose passionate, politically engaged poems and commitment to write out of her own “civil wars,” makes her a poet someone once called “a lyric catalyst for change.”

A joint initiative with the Poetry Society of America, Branching Out: Poetry for the 21st Century is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Location Darragh Center/ Main Library 100 Rock St. Little Rock, AR Sponsored By Poets House


Oct 4, 2007
6:30 pm
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