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First in verse

By Victoria Bourne

With an astounding pedigree, Old Dominion University is where bards flourish

Luisa A. Igloria says Old Dominion University grows good poets. And she should know - the award-winning writer, ODU professor and Virginia's current poet laureate has helped cultivate a few, including Natalie Diaz, a MacArthur "genius" grant recipient who won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for her collection "Postcolonial Love Poem."