Participants

David Baker

David Baker

Writer

Margo Natalie Crawford

Margo Natalie Crawford

Cornell University

Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Emory University

Haki Madhubuti

Haki Madhubuti

Writer and Poet

Deborah Nelson

Deborah Nelson

University of Chicago

Carl Phillips

Carl Phillips

Poet

Nora Brooks BLAKELY

Nora Brooks BLAKELY

Brooks Permissions

Jacqueline Goldsby

Jacqueline Goldsby

Yale University

Ishion hutchinson

Ishion hutchinson

Cornell University, Poet

Nate Marshall

Nate Marshall

Writer and Editor

Meghan O’Rourke

Meghan O’Rourke

Editor

Sonya Posmentier

Sonya Posmentier

New York University

Adrienne Brown

Adrienne Brown

University of Chicago

Randall Horton

Randall Horton

Poet

Quraysh Ali Lansana

Quraysh Ali Lansana

Poet, Art Institute of Chicago

Adrian Matejka

Adrian Matejka

Author

Liesl Olson

Liesl Olson

Newberry Library

Anthony Reed

Anthony Reed

Yale University

Cheryl Clarke

Cheryl Clarke

Author

Angela Jackson

Angela Jackson

Poet

Robin Coste Lewis

Robin Coste Lewis

Poet

Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell

Flutist composer

Gregory Pardlo

Gregory Pardlo

Writer

Ed Roberson

Ed Roberson

Writer

Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez

Poet

Evie Shockley

Evie Shockley

Rutgers University and Poet

Jacqueline Stewart

Jacqueline Stewart

University of Chicago

Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon

Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon

Writer

Kenneth Warren

Kenneth Warren

University of Chicago

Ivy Wilson

Ivy Wilson

Northwestern University

Jamila woods

Jamila woods

Musician, Poet