WSU’s Visiting Writers Series to feature poet Madhubtuti

Award-winning poet Haki R. Madhubuti will give a presentation Tuesday via YouTube Live as part of Washington State University’s Visiting Writers Series.

The 6 p.m. presentation is free at this shortened link:

Madhubuti is one of the architects of the Black Arts Movement, an essayist, educator and founder and publisher emeritus of Third World Press 1967 and Third World Press Foundation, according to WSU’s website.

He has authored/edited more than 36 books of poetry and nonfiction, including 2020’s “Taught By Women: Poems As Resistance Language New And Selected.”

Madhubuti retired in 2011 after a 42-year teaching career that included Cornell University, Howard University, Chicago State University and DePaul University.

The WSU Visiting Writers Series brings noted poets and fiction and nonfiction writers to campus for readings, class visits and workshops, according to the university’s website.

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