Host Lauren Korn and poet-essayist Paisley Rekdal, author of Appropriate: A Provocation, dive into the nuances of cultural appropriation in literature. What is the difference between depicting a character unlike one’s self and appropriating their culture and identity? What is the difference between one’s politics and one’s ethics? They explore these topics and more, this week on The Write Question.
About Paisley: Paisley Rekdal is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and American Poetry Review, as well as on NPR. She teaches at the University of Utah and is the state’s poet laureate. She lives in Salt Lake City.
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