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Elizabeth Alexander — Words That Shimmer

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January 17, 2013

Elizabeth Alexander — Words That Shimmer

is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and the inaugural Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University. She's also the author of several books of essays and poetry including Crave Radiance.

July 28, 2011

Words that Shimmer (Jul 28, 2011)

Elizabeth Alexander is a poet and professor of African American Studies at Yale University. She wrote and delivered "Praise Song for the Day" at Barack Obama's 2009 presidential inauguration. Her most recent book of poems is Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems, 1990-2010.

January 6, 2011

Words That Shimmer

Elizabeth Alexander is a poet and professor of African American Studies at Yale University. She wrote and delivered "Praise Song for the Day" at Barack Obama's presidential inauguration. Her most recent book of poems is Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems, 1990-2010.

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