Claudia Rankine Resources

This page is reserved for providing resources to teachers and students studying poet Claudia Rankine who is visiting Portland February 25 as part of the Literary Arts Portland Arts and Lecture Series.

Claudia Rankine’s website (click on link and then on audio to hear her)

NYT Book Review of Citizen

NPR interview

The New Yorker interview (where she comments on Ferguson)

Buzzfeed Interview

“A New Way of Writing”-New York Review of Books 

Color Codes– New Yorker analysis of evolution of lyric poetry in Rankine’s work 

‘The Condition of Black Life Is One of Mourning’- Rankine’s article in NYT

Was Charlottesville the Exception or the Rule– Rankine’s article in NYT

Video Clips