Quraysh reads Higher Calling at La Casita, the Lincoln Center's Out of Doors Series, featuring poets Paul Tran, Safia Elhillo and Patricia Spears Johen; music by James Lovell and Orquesta Criolla Nacional de Puerto Rico and more. Watch the video here.
photo credit: Associated Press Revise the Psalm: Work Inspired by the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks, edited by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Sandra Jackson-Opoku, in addition to The Golden Shovel Anthology, edited by Peter Kahn, Ravi Shankar and Patricia Smith, have been added to the list of the very few poetry anthologies that have been included in the New York Times Book Review. The review was graciously written by Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen. Below is an excerpt: "In honor