April 11, 2016
Elizabeth Alexander
The Desire to Know Each Other

“Are we human beings who are in community, do we call to each other? Do we heed each other? Do we want to know each other?” Poet Elizabeth Alexander speaks of our need for language to understand our neighbors.

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is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and the inaugural Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University. She’s the author of a new memoir, The Light of the World. She’s also the author of several books of essays and poetry including Crave Radiance.

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