Poet Richard Blanco

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In his inaugural poem for Barack Obama, Richard Blanco’s One Today addressed the country, encouraging unity around a new American identity. This theme of national belonging threads though all of Blanco’s works, including his new book of poems How to Love a Country. Blanco will join us to talk about his poetry, his Cuban identity, his love for his husband, and what it means to be American.

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