Carolyn Forché

Carolyn Forché is an American poet, teacher and activist born in Detroit, Michigan in 1950 . An articulate defender of her own aims as well as the larger goals of poetry, Forché is perhaps best-known for coining the term “poetry of witness.”

Carolyn Forché is an American poet, teacher and activist born in Detroit, Michigan in 1950 . An articulate defender of her own aims as well as the larger goals of poetry, Forché is perhaps best-known for coining the term “poetry of witness.”

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