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In conjunction with the exhibition Gwendolyn Brooks: A Poet’s Work In Community, join poet, playwright, and 2020 Illinois Poet Laureate Angela Jackson for a conversation on the life and work of Gwendolyn Brooks with Nic Caldwell, Belle da Costa Greene Curatorial Fellow, Printed Books and Bindings. Jackson will be discussing her 2017 biography of Brooks, A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun, and her experience tracing the interconnectedness of Brooks’s legacy. The conversation will include poetry reading by Jackson of her own work and works of other poets inspired by Brooks, weaving together verse, history, and life experience.
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