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"When they ban or challenge a book, it instantly makes it prime reading material for that community." Sherman Alexie, the author of some of the most frequently challenged books in America, speaks about the backlash of book banning and why he feels events like Banned Books Week are important for the future of literature.
This short film from the Aspen Writers' Foundation follows poet Myrlin Hepworth as he participates in the organization's Writers in the Schools program, which brings accomplished writers to public schools in Colorado. Hepworth and fellow Arizona poet Logan Phillips visited more schools this year and watched their students share their work on stage.
Actor Neil Patrick Harris explains the unique, interactive concept behind his forthcoming memoir, Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography (Crown Archetype, 2014). Within the fun adventure of the book, Harris also discusses serious topics from his life.
Although there are no poets in tonight's finale of the popular reality show America's Got Talent, a young poet won the South African version of the show two years ago. Botlhale Boikanyo's performance of "Africa My Pride" won over the audience and judges, receiving a standing ovation and the prize.