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EP 36: Women Political Poets

Nikki Giovanni

In this episode of Air Schooner hosts Scott Winter and Stacey Waite talk to Caldecott Award winner and New York Times Bestselling author Nikki Giovanni reads from and discusses her poem, "The Rosa Parks". Allison Hedge Coke, author of Dog Road Woman and Blood Run, talks about why some poets might not want to be labeled as a political poet. Dawn Lonsinger reads from her amazing poem, "The Case of Lydia", from her book, Welm. Finally, Yona Harvey talks about how political poetry for women is a way to connect to younger women.