Volume 13:4, Fall 2012
This issue is the fifth in a biannual series of special issues documenting the rich literary history of Washington, DC. This issue celebrates past DC poets who continue to inspire and serve as models. All essays are written by contemporary authors with strong ties to DC.
This issue was made possible, in part, by a grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. We are grateful for their continuing support.
Special thanks are also due to Francisco Aragón, Holly Bass, David McAleavey, and the Center for Washington Area Studies at the George Washington University. For photos of authors, we are grateful to Lynda Koolish, Jim Marks, and Afaa Michael Weaver.
Table of Contents
Grace Cavalieri on AHMOS ZU-BOLTON II
Regie Cabico on ESSEX HEMPHILL
Brian Gilmore on MAY MILLER
Winston Napier on THE HOWARD POETS
Sarah Browning on LUCILLE CLIFTON
Andrea Carter Brown on M. L. ROSENTHAL
Merrill Leffler on ERNEST KROLL
Kim Roberts on GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON
Wynn Yarbrough on GIL SCOTT-HERON
Dan Vera on STERLING A. BROWN
Peter Montgomery on EUGENE McCARTHY