A Poet Who Blazed a Trail and Inspired a Legend

Recognizing the birthday of Paul Laurence Dunbar

Hi Reader,

First, I need to apologize. This week’s Today in Literary History email is two days late and shorter than usual. I’m a full-time freelance writer with a lot of client work over the past week. That’s good for my business, bad for Bidwell Hollow. (This newsletter, sadly, doesn’t cover the bills, so it plays second fiddle to my freelancing.)

I’ll…

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