Writers

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Black Catholic named new Philadelphia Poet Laureate

An award-winning poet and professor in the City of Brotherly Love has received a high honor from the city for her artistic achievement.

Review: Amanda Gorman's 'Call Us What We Carry' is a subtly Black Catholic masterpiece

Amanda Gorman's latest book of poetry has topped charts and wowed readers since its release in early December. Gunnar Gundersen digs deep in his review.

Amanda Gorman releases poem for New Year's Day 2022

The Black Catholic poet supreme is back to end the year the way she started it: with an epic poem lamenting discord and celebrating light.

Dr. Nicole Symmonds selected for Sacred Writes fellowship with National Catholic Reporter

A Black Catholic scholar out of Georgia will soon be writing on pop culture for the nation's progressive independent Catholic newspaper.

Amanda Gorman tops NYT Bestseller list yet again with 'Call Us What We Carry'

The star Black Catholic poet is making headlines once again, topping the nation's premier bestseller chart for the third time this year.

Reflection: "We are beloved"—an oft-needed reminder from Servant of God Thea Bowman

Karianna Frey, a Black Catholic author with family connections to a saintly Black nun, reflects on her witness and the new devotional she wrote in her honor.

Daniel Rudd, founder of first Black Catholic newspaper and Colored Catholic Congress, to receive memorial marker in Ohio on December 5th

A year after receiving a historical marker in his Kentucky hometown, Daniel Rudd is getting another in the city where his activism and career began.
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