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Claudia Rankine At Literary Arts


Poet Claudia Rankine is the author of "Citizen" and the founder of the Racial Imaginary Institute. 

Poet Claudia Rankine is the author of “Citizen” and the founder of the Racial Imaginary Institute. 

John Lucas

  

  • Poet Claudia Rankine joins us in front of a live audience at Literary Arts in downtown Portland. Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including National Book Award finalist “Citizen: An American Lyric.” Rankine was awarded the MacArthur “genius” grant in 2016 and founded the Racial Imaginary Institute to explore whiteness in American culture. 

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