An immersive exhibition in Pittsburgh explores the award-winning dramatist's life and legacy
The esteemed writer and teacher previously won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Calusa Indians harnessed the bounty of Florida’s estuaries with respect and grace
Smithsonian curator Dwandalyn Reece calls the award an important “recognition of the cultural, musical influence of hip-hop and rap"
He championed a formal style in an era dominated by experimental, confessional poetry