Poetry Reading By Young People Has Doubled Since 2012
Ron Charles of the Washington Post writes about the National Endowement for the Arts' recent report, which announces that the share of adults reading poetry grew by 76 percent between 2012 and 2017.
Split This Rock's Executive Director and founder, Sarah Browning is quoted: “At long last, establishment American poetry is finally looking and sounding like America: people of color, queer people, people with disabilities and activist poets are telling about their own lives and struggles and joys. And because of the Internet and changes in publishing, they’re also taking control of the means of distribution.”
Read the full article on The Washington Post website.