“Annie Pearl’s Arethabops,” by Patricia Smith, American poet and assitant professor at CSI, is featured in the latest edition of “Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature.” The journal was founded by Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English and creative writing at Lycoming College.

Smith is a 2008 National Book Award finalist, a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion and the author of six books of poetry.

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