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Lunch Poems: Giovanni Singleton
Premiere Date: 5/14/2012; 29 minutes


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This reading celebrates the publication of "ascension," the first book of poems by giovanni singleton, coordinator of Lunch Poems. She has recently been selected by the Poetry Society of America for its biennial New American Poets series. singleton is a recipient of a New Langton Bay Area Award Show for Literature and has been a fellow at Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Cave Canem: A Workshop for African-American Poets, and the Napa Valley Writers' Conference. She is founding editor of "nocturnes (re)view," a critically acclaimed journal dedicated to artists and writers of the African Diaspora and other contested spaces. (#22617)

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3.4 Define how tone or meaning is conveyed in poetry through word choice, figurative language, sentence structure, line length, punctuation, rhythm, repetition, and rhyme.

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