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Episode 13: Skin

Episode Summary

Los Angeles Poet Laureate Lynne Thompson reads Kwame Dawes’s "Skin".

Participant(s) Bio

Kwame Dawes is one of the most prolific poets writing in English today. The author of more than 16 collections of poetry, two novels, and several nonfiction books, he also has edited numerous anthologies that collect and promote the work of Afro-Caribbean writers. The 2012 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry, he serves as the Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner, one of the United States' most prestigious literary magazines.

Source: Contemporary Black Biography