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Savannah Cristina: Vocalist, Songwriter, Poet

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SAVANNAH CRISTINA is a singer, songwriter, and spoken word poet from South Florida. Cristina released her first single titled “Trust,” in August of 2016, and her first #MOODtape, “Faded” in January, 2017. Currently a third year Political Science major at Florida International University, Cristina released her debut EP in July, 2017.

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Poet Marie Howe: Always Worth Waiting For

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MARIE HOWE is the author of four volumes of poetry: “Magdalene: Poems” (W.W. Norton, 2017); “The Kingdom of Ordinary Time” (W.W. Norton, 2009); “What the Living Do” (1997); and “The Good Thief” (1988). She is also the co-editor of a book of essays, “In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic” (1994). Her poems have appeared in “The New Yorker,” “The Atlantic”, “Poetry,” “Agni,” “Ploughshares,” “Harvard Review,” and “The Partisan Review,” among others. In August, 2012 she was named the State Poet for New York.

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From the Desert to the Sea: A Video Conversation with Mark Doty – Poet, Essayist, Memoirist

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MARK DOTY is a poet, essayist, and memoirist. He received the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008.

Doty is the author of nine books of poetry and four books of prose.  In 2015, W.W. Norton published Deep Lane, “which the publisher calls a book of descents: into the earth beneath the garden, into the dark substrata of a life.”  His volumes of poetry include Sweet Machine (HarperCollins, 1998), Source, (HarperCollins, 2002), School of the Arts (HarperCollins, 2005) and Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems (HarperCollins, 2008), which received the National Book Award.

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