Poetry Organizations from Across the U.S. Join Together to Offer Programs on the Theme “It is burning./ It is dreaming./ It is waking up.: Poetry & Environmental Justice”

This year, the more than 25 organizations nationwide that compose the Poetry Coalition will launch "It is burning./ It is dreaming./ It is waking up.: Poetry & Environmental Justice", the coalition’s fifth annual programming initiative. For this collaborative effort, the organizations will offer a range of virtual programs that speak to this timely theme. This programming is made possible in part by grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Ford Foundation which were secured by the Academy of American Poets.

The line “It is burning./ It is dreaming./ It is waking up.” is from the poem “Map” by Linda Hogan.

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