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Posts by Claire Katz-Mariani:

Looking back, moving forward: Updates from Ashanti Files, Urbana’s 2021 Poet Laureate

Ashanti Files discusses her experiences thus far as Urbana's Poet Laureate, including what she has learned in the position, and what is still to come for the remainder of her year-long term. Trigger warnings: please note that this article contains mentions of mental health concerns including body image, depression and suicide.