Gwendolyn Brooks Championed Black Authors and Presses

On the occasion of Gwendolyn Brooks’s 100th birthday in 2017, in an essay titled “Against Miracles” the poet Evie Shockley wrote, “I urge poets, lovers of poetry, and teachers of poetry to keep Gwendolyn Brooks’ name and work alive for the next hundred years and the hundred years after that. May it still be read, … Read more