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Writer, teacher, and doctoral candidate in Education at Harvard University Clint Smith. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Writer, teacher, and doctoral candidate in Education at Harvard University Clint Smith. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Clint Smith is an award-winning teacher, 2014 National Poetry Slam winner, and now the author of a collection of poems, "Counting Descent."

The New Orleans native joined us in studio to talk about Hurricane Katrina, being a student at Harvard, and teaching at the Bay State Correctional Center in Norfolk.

Smith will be reading from "Counting Descent" at the Cambridge Public Library Wednesday night and at Harvard University's Lamont Library Thursday night.

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Clint Smith, author of "Counting Descent." He tweets @ClintSmithIII.

This segment aired on December 7, 2016.

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