‘It is burning. / It is dreaming. / It is waking up.’ | Poetry and Environmental Justice
Poets Ed Roberson, Tiffany Higgins, Eli Clare and Lehua M. Taitano read from their work. All of them are recognized for their address to ideas of justice, to our global climate crisis and to the effects of colonialism and racial capitalism. Master of ceremonies: Steve Dickison. This event will stream live on YouTube. Supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Academy of American Poets in support of Poetry Coalition programs. Free.
The Poetry Coalition is a national alliance of more than 25 organizations dedicated to working together to promote the value poets bring to our culture and the important contribution poetry makes in the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds.