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“Poetry is experiencing a new golden age, with young writers of color taking the lead,” reads the headline of an article published by CNN recently. The article cites the recent rice to prominence of poets like Rupi Kaur who has millions of followers on Instagram, Tyehimba Jess who won theMore

UMass Amherst MFA Student, Yvette Lisa Ndlovu.

I first heard about MFA programs when I took a writing class at Cornell University as an undergrad. Back then, I was still a Government major who thought I would go into the non-profit world or politics.  I knew I wanted to tell Zimbabwean stories and fight for female empowerment.More