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2018 National Youth Poet Laureate

Patricia Frazier, poet, filmmaker, activist and 2018 National Youth Poet Laureate, joins Justin to discuss what it means to win this prestigious award, how activism influences her art, what she enjoys about writing poetry, the impact that Young Chicago Authors is having around the world, when she decided to take poetry seriously, the importance of Louder Than a Bomb to her craft, why she focuses on marginalized communities and why Chicago is such a mecca for young artists.

 

 

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