New North Carolinians Donna Beaver and Alan Pizzarelli host Haiku Chronicles, a multimedia site for haiku and related arts. “Episode 46: African American Haiku” features special guest poet, Crystal Simone Smith. The episode features readings by Crystal, Lamont B. Steptoe, L. Teresa Church, Gideon Young, Lenard D. Moore, and Valeria Bullock.
The image above is a segment from a mural by Joshua Sarantitis and Parris Stancell. Photo by Steve Weinik. The Mural Arts Philadelphia project (2013) designed a mural honoring Sonia Sanchez as a celebrated practitioner and teacher of haiku.