The Center for Fiction presents The New Gen! Rising African Poets with Kwame Dawes & Chris Abani

From the organizers: “Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani started the New-Generation African Poet limited edition chapbook in 2014 with indie publisher Akashic Books. Every year, they showcase the verses and innovation of the best African poets working today with an emphasis on poets who have not yet published their first full-length collection. A reading from ten poets included in this year’s […]

One Poem: A Protest Reading in Support of Black Lives, feat. Jericho Brown, Nikki Wallschlaeger, Alberto Ríos, and Kwame Dawes

From the organizers: On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 5 p.m. PDT / 8 p.m.

Patricia Smith’s Birthday Poetry Marathon featuring Jericho Brown, Rachel McKibbens, Ellen Bass, and more

Bowery Poetry presents two nights of online poetry readings in celebration of poet Patricia Smith’s birthday, featuring readings from Jericho Brown, Rachel McKibbens, Ellen Bass, Kwame Dawes, Cyrus Cassells, Nicole Sealey, Saeed Jones,  Fatimah Asghar, and many more. Event will be livestreamed here: https://www.facebook.com/bowerypoetryclub

Patricia Smith’s Birthday Poetry Marathon featuring Jericho Brown, Rachel McKibbens, Ellen Bass, and more

Bowery Poetry presents two nights of online poetry readings in celebration of poet Patricia Smith’s birthday, featuring readings from Jericho Brown, Rachel McKibbens, Ellen Bass, Kwame Dawes, Cyrus Cassells, Nicole Sealey, Saeed Jones,  Fatimah Asghar, and many more. Event will be livestreamed here: https://www.facebook.com/bowerypoetryclub