Wright Markets Poetry For the Consumer Mind
Award-winning poet CD Wright visits Columbia to deliver a lecture on the place of poetry in the public discourse.
Published Tuesday 10 November 2009 07:13pm EST.
How does poetry keep on keeping on?
This is what award-winning poet CD Wright will discuss for the Creative Writing Lecture Series at the School of the Arts on Thursday. Her lecture, “Concerning Why Poetry Offers a Better Deal than the World’s Biggest Retailer,” explores the position of poetry within the public discourse, as an artistic force in the commercial and social environment in which we now live.