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Essential Reads About Poverty In America

Posted 09.05.2012 | Books

Many books have been written about poverty in America. As part of the Shadow Conventions 2012, we've talked to experts across the country, in academia...

Starving Artists: Why Authors Write Books About Being Poor

John Marsh | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
John Marsh

Among the modern poets who reinvented poetry in the early decades of the twentieth century, nearly everyone, and especially the poets whom people think of when they think of modern poets -- Gertrude Stein, Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, Hart Crane, Langston Hughes -- wrote about the poor.