Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Maggie Estep, 1963-2014

"Maggie Estep, a novelist and spoken-word poet who helped popularize slam poetry on MTV, HBO and PBS in the 1990s, died on Wednesday in Albany. She was 50."

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treeincement (#260,427)

Finally — no post on Gawker or NYMag — and nothing from the Awl yesterday. Still would be great to get a memorial piece on her or something . . .

GailPink (#9,712)

Way too young to go. She was ahead of her time. RIP.

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