Topics

First Wave

  • Search by Term

  • By Topic

  • By Type

Artist Zhalarina Sanders Explores Love, Identity With ‘The Light’

Zhalarina Sanders is an artist who does it all. Her craft is steeped in theater and music — so lyricist, ...

UW-Madison Student Earns Extraordinary Academic Opportunity

Deshawn McKinney is a lot of things.  UW-Madison fourth-year creative writing major, organizer, activist, First Wave Scholar and a 2017 ...

Spoken Word Artist Describes Brother’s Struggle

While enrolled in the UW Madison's First Wave Hip Hop arts program, Steven Rodriguez created a poem inspired by his ...

Poetry and Family

Every April, National Poetry Month gets lots of people excited about discovering new poets and maybe even writing a poem ...