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Literary Partners Program: The Seminary Co-Op Bookstores presents On the Porch with Deesha Philyaw and Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
Oct 8, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join National Book Award-nominated authors Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, West Virginia University Press) and Honorée Fanonne Jeffers (The Age of Phillis, Wesleyan University Press) for a lively conversation.
Deesha Philyaw’s writing on race, parenting, gender, and culture has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, Brevity, TueNight, and elsewhere. Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, she currently lives in Pittsburgh with her daughters.
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers is a poet whose work examines culture, religion, history, and family. She is the author of four other books of poetry, including The Glory Gets, and the recipient of the 2018 Harper Lee Award for Literary Distinction, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Witter Bynner Foundation through the Library of Congress. An elected member of the American Antiquarian Society, she teaches creative writing at the University of Oklahoma where she is a professor of English.
This event is made possible through Poets House’s Literary Partners program.
- Oct 8, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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- Literary Partner, Online Program
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