ICYMI: How CUNY Became Poetry U.

The New York Times
by ELIZABETH A. HARRIS

The City University of New York is many things. It is vast. It is accessible to students without a lot of money. It is exceptionally diverse. It is not, however, particularly fancy, the kind of place that oozes exclusivity or prestige.
And yet CUNY is home to a surprising number of extremely accomplished, recognized — some might even say fancy — poets.

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