By Victoria Bourne

With an astounding pedigree, Old Dominion University is where bards flourish

Luisa A. Igloria says Old Dominion University grows good poets. And she should know - the award-winning writer, ODU professor and Virginia's current poet laureate has helped cultivate a few, including Natalie Diaz, a MacArthur "genius" grant recipient who won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for her collection "Postcolonial Love Poem."