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Midwestern Blues

August 24, 2020

This episode of "Poetry Off the Shelf," features Kevin Young on fried cheese, barber shops, and the hip hop aesthetic of a new generation of African-American poets.

From The Poetry Foundation, "Poetry Off the Shelf" is a podcast exploring the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.