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The New Yorker: Poetry

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Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.

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Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.

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Donika Kelly Reads Mary Oliver

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February 21, 202442min 35sec

Donika Kelly joins Kevin Young to read “One Hundred White-Sided Dolphins on a Summer Day,” by Mary Oliver, and her own poem “Sixteen Center.” Kelly is the author of two poetry collections, and the recipient of an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, a Cave Canem Poetry Prize, a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and a Kate Tufts Discovery Award. A founding member of the collective Poets at the End of the World, she teaches at the University of Iowa.