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A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks
Date and Time: 
November 13, 2017 - 7:30PM
Event Location: 
92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Ave New York NY
Admission: 
$10

Acclaimed poets Elizabeth Alexander, Tyehimba Jess, Yusef Komunyakaa, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Marilyn Nelson, Atsuro Riley, Sapphire, Solmaz Sharif , and Patricia Smith celebrate the centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks—part of a year-long, nationwide tribute to one of America’s most influential poets, whose career offers an example of an artist always responsive to the dramatic historical, political, and aesthetic changes and challenges of her time.

Event Sponsored By: 
Co-sponsored by Our Miss Brooks: A Centennial Celebration, the Academy of American Poets, Cave Canem Foundation, the NYU Creative Writing Program, the Poetry Society of America, Poets House, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (NYPL)
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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