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Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine is the author of four collections of poetry, including Don’t Let Me Be Lonely, and the playsProvenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue, commissioned by the Foundry Theatre and Existing Conditions (co-authored with Casey Llewellyn). She has also produced a number of videos in collaboration with John Lucas. A recipient of fellowships from the Academy of American Poetry, the National Endowments for the Arts, and the Lannan Foundation, she is the Henry G. Lee Professor of English at Pomona College. 

Q&A and Reading with Poet/Author Claudia Rankine
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Q&A and Reading with Poet/Author Claudia Rankine

Wednesday 29 April 2015
Boston, MA, United States
Interview with Claudia Rankine
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Interview with Claudia Rankine

7 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, P. Carl interviews poet Claudia Rankine on the negotiation of the contradiction that often arises between beauty and the truth.