Jun 8, 2021 • 1HR 4M

The Politics of Poetry

Acclaimed poet Joelle Taylor on class and art

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This week I am joined by acclaimed poet, Joelle Taylor, the spoken word artist credited for bringing slam to the U.K. Joelle has a profound analysis of class and artistry that she threads through her work and this conversation; it is a startling investigation into privilege, poetry, and the literati. Buckle in—and enjoy.

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Photo credit: Karim Kamar

Get your copy of Joelle’s latest collection, C+nto & Othered Poems.


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