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In addition to more literary excitement, the festival's second wave of programming features a local-music leading light who's sure to perk up your ears. Read more

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The poetry collection covers a lot of ground—psychogenic disorders, ghosts, a nuclear meltdown—but it centers on Jungleland, a now-defunct zoo for Hollywood show animals. Read more

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North Carolina’s poet laureate is fostering a new generation of poets in the state's neglected reaches Read more

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photo by Hannah Ensor

If so, and you live in Durham, the itinerant poet Mathias Svalina has you covered for November. Of course, nightmares cost a little extra. Read more

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"On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous" explores generational trauma, war violence, queer masculinity, and the precarious of immigrant experience via letters to Vuong's mother. Read more

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Several events on the weekend of March 8 lift up women’s voices, from FRANK Gallery to NCMA. Read more

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Photo by Andrew Cenci

Abdurraqib, author of Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest, appears at Kings on Sunday afternoon. Read more

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As Our State’s New Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green Amplifies Her Life’s Work of Literary Empowerment Read more

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Themed "Excess Women," the series begins with Dorothea Lasky at Duke Coffeehouse on Saturday, Dec. 1. Read more

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by Ian Douglas / courtesy of ADF

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