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Carolyn Forché is the former director of the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice and is a University Professor in the Department of English at Georgetown University. She is most recently the author of the memoir What You Have Heard is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance (2019). She is the author of four books of poetry and has been a human rights activist for thirty years.