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The New York Times: How CUNY Became Poetry U.

June 2, 2017

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.