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Telling Two Stories in One Breath: An Interview with Tyehimba Jess

Telling Two Stories in One Breath: An Interview with Tyehimba Jess

By on July 12, 2013

by Jessica Kinnison     American poet Tyehimba Jess entered the MFA program at New York University in 2002 with half of his poetry book leadbelly written. His colleagues knew what he was going to bring to every workshop—another leadbelly