Jakarta, January

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In this video, Sarah Kay reads her poem “Jakarta, January” at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City. Kay is the author of No Matter the Wreckage (Write Bloody Publishing, 2016) and the forthcoming book, All Our Wild Wonder (Hachette, 2018), illustrated by Sophia Janowitz.

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Brief but Spectacular

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"I tell people that spoken word poetry is a type of poetry that doesn't just want to live on paper, that something about it demands to be heard out loud and witnessed in person." For the first installment of PBS NewsHour's "Brief but Spectacular" series, Sarah Kay talks about the importance of making poetry accessible and reads her poem "The Paradox."

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