Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
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- Holly Wilcox an assistant professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and coordinator of the MHS program, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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- Lynne Hughes Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Comfort Zone Camp, author of the book "You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk about Life after the Loss of a Parent."
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