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Carlos Cumpian: Everyday Apocalypses

Below listen to Carlos Cumpian read “When Jesus Walked,” one of two Cumpian poems I included in Smokestacks and Skyscrapers: An Anthology of Chicago Writing. One of the country’s finest Hispanic-Latino-American poets (a designation clumsy but inaccurate and made up … Continue reading

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Post-Colonial Literatures in English: A Writers List

> Go HERE for a list of prominent post-colonial writers who wrote their works originally in English, and to the links at the end of this post for “World Writers” written about on this site.   After doing two anthologies … Continue reading

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Carolyn Rodgers Reads “Prodigal Objects”

What a treat for Carolyn Rodgers fans. Below hear the great poet read her poem “Prodigal Objects,” September 1999, in a show at North Central College, Naperville, Illinois. ┬áIt was held to celebrate the release a few months earlier of … Continue reading

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