Poetry is having a moment during the pandemic, and Poet Laureate of the United States Joy Harjo said the surge of new talent may bring about a renaissance.
Poet Amanda Gorman is among the heralded new voices. She caught the nation's attention with the lyrical rendition of her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the January inauguration of President Biden.
Today on All Sides Weekend Books, host Christopher Purdy talks with best-selling Columbus-based poet Hanif Abdurraqib about his latest book "A Little Devil in America". Plus, the latest recommendations for your reading list.
Kassie Rose, WOSU book critic
Kris Hickey, youth wervices manager, Whetstone branch, Columbus Metropolitian Library
Hanif Abdurraqib, author of the new book "A Little Devil in America"