What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

FRI, MAR 22, 2019 (00:00)

Author Carolyn Forché talks about the world she crafted in her latest novel, What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance. Horrors and bravery brought to life in a lyrical memoir of empathy and intrigue. Image Source: Book Cover

+ BIO: 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.”

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