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Would you like to own the edited manuscript of “What Teachers Make”?

On September 7th, I am giving away the original master markup copy of “What Teachers Make,” and I will include a handwritten letter of authenticity. The money raised will allow young writers of color to attend “Your Word,” a teen … Continue reading

From the Blog:

An interview with Taylor Mali on teaching, poetry, Billy Collins, and hosting the 2015 Poetry Out Loud finals!

I sat down with Josephine Reed not long ago and had a great talk. Here are the highlights: http://arts.gov/sites/default/files/taylor-mali-podcast-final-040915.mp3