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A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks
Nov 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm
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.
Admission $10 Location 92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Ave (between 91st & 92nd Street) New York NY 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)
- Nov 13, 2017
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- Readings and Conversations