The Poetry Break: Mitchell L. H. Douglas

Jun 15, 2017

Mitchell L. H. Douglas is an Associate Professor of English, and the director of the creative writing program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He is also a founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, a Cave Canem fellow, and Poetry Editor for PLUCK!: the Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture.

Douglas was recently a featured poet as part of the ongoing Wheeling Poetry Series where he read from his second poetry collection \blak\ \al-fə bet\, published by Persea Books.

Heard here:

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"He is certainly one of the brighter stars among younger American poets publishing right now," said host and West Virginia poet laureate Marc Harshman.