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    • Headshot of Salima Rivera

      Poet, activist, and community organizer Salima Rivera was born in Isabela, Puerto Rico. In her late teens and her twenties, Rivera became a notable figure in the Chicago Latino literary...

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      John Tickhill, also spelled John de Tickhill, is an English poet who wrote “A Bird in Bishopswood” in 1395. The poem was found by an archivist at St. Paul’s Cathedral,...

    • Headshot of Petra Kuppers

      Petra Kuppers is a disability culture activist and a community performance artist. She is the Anita Gonzalez Collegiate Professor of Performance Studies and Disability Culture in the English and Women’s...

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