Camille T. Dungy, Gregory Pardlo and Joshua Bennett | There’s A Revolution Outside, My Love: Letters from a Crisis

Recorded May 19, 2021
Direct Download: 20210519-camille.mp3

In conversation Trapeta Mayson, Philadelphia Poet Laureate

A reflection of the heartrending turmoils of racial injustice and brutality against Black Americans amidst the fear and uncertainty of a pandemic, There’s a Revolution Outside, My Love is a kaleidoscopic collection of letters, poems, and essays penned by a diverse field of writers. 

Camille T. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Trophic Cascade, winner of the Colorado Book Award. Her debut collection of personal essays is Guidebook to Relative Strangers, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2019.

Gregory Pardlo won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for his poetry collection Digest. Also the recipient of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize, he is the poetry editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review and teaches at the MFA program at Rutgers University, Camden.

A professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College University, Joshua Bennett is the 2020-2021 Visiting Scholar at Friends Seminary in New York City. He is the author of three books of poetry and literary criticism, including The Sobbing School and Owed.

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