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  • Young Instagrammers drive the resurgence of poetry
  • Young Instagrammers drive the resurgence of poetry
    Rene passet (2017) ©
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Young Instagrammers drive the resurgence of poetry

After a 20-year decline, poetry reading is growing in popularity among Americans, especially 18- to 24-year-olds. Instagram poets – who built their following by sharing their work on social media, but now regularly top bestseller lists – are behind the rise.

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