The Poetry Center Launches Black Study Series

Monday, March 11, 2019

GOLDEN GATE XPRESS -- “According to Steve Dickison, director of SF State’s Poetry Center, black writers have influence on language around the world: ‘One of the ways in which black writers have made an incredible mark is to constantly subvert the hierarchies that are built into the language,” said Dickison. “People around the world learn to emulate the way that black writers use the English language in their own language, and poetry is certainly part of that.’”