Grace Cavalieri on Kojo Nnamdi WAMU
Grace Cavalieri was recently featured on WAMU's "People we met in 2019". Listen to her appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi show earlier this year.
“What I love best is the people who say, ‘After talking to you, I wrote my first poem,’” she said. “I would love to have put that little chip, that little crystal behind your heart.”
The Maryland Poet Laureate was recently featured in WAMU's "People we met in 2019." During the inaugural year of Grace's Laureateship, Grace has received many awards and recognition for her busy speaking and reading schedule and for her work in bringing poetry events to schools all over the state. Her book, Other Voices, Other Lives is a compendium of her life's work up to now, a best-of selected from her poetry, play-writing, and her interviews with Poets Laureate from her long-running radio broadcast "The Poet and the Poem."
In January of 2019, Grace Cavalieri appeared on WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi show to discuss her work, her inspiration and her plans to bring poetry to the public consciousness as Maryland’s 10th poet laureate.