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Philly’s New Poet Laureate Wants to Bring Poetry to the Public

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Bryn Mawr College
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An assistant professor at Bryn Mawr College has been named Philadelphia's new poet laureate. Airea D. Matthews’ road to honored poet was a winding one, having left behind a career in the business world to pursue her art. WHYY's Jad Sleiman has more.

(Original air-date: 1/15/22)