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Stand Up: Poetry, Richard Pryor, and Institutional Racism in the Arts with Cathy Park Hong

Cathy Park Hong
Date and Time: 
April 5, 2017 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Poets House
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

Using Richard Pryor as a model, New Republic Poetry Editor and Guggenheim Poetry Fellow Cathy Park Hong examines racial conventions in contemporary poetry and fiction and the ways they need to be changed, both on the page and institutionally.

Presented as part of the Emerging Poets Fellowship public lecture series, with support from the Jerome Foundation.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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