R.I.P.: Ai

The poet Ai, who grew up in Tucson, Arizona, passed away over the weekend. Ai was a writer who took risks in her work and is probably best known for her dramatic monologues of dark characters to whom she gave voice in her writing. I considered not returning Ai's Vice to the library once I'd read it - I loved it that much. Tayari Jones posts a moving remembrance of Ai who was a mentor to her.

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