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Friday, October 20 • 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Readings from Letters to the Future: Black Women, Radical Writing

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Editors of the forthcoming anthology Letters to the Future: BLACK Writing/Radical WRITING (Kore Press) propose a panel short reading followed by in-depth discussion focusing on the proliferation of black women writing in expansive, experimental, innovate, inquiring, prophetic, and profane forms/un-forms. 


Moderators
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Dawn Lundy Martin

Professor and Co-Director of CAAPP, University of Pittsburgh
Dawn Lundy Martin was awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her first poetry collection, A Gathering of Matter/A Matter of Gathering. Her second book, DISCIPLINE, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Lambda Literary Award. Her third collection of poems, L... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Erica Hunt

Erica Hunt

Parsons Family Professor of Creative Writing, Long Island University--Brooklyn
Erica Hunt is the author of Local History, Arcade, Piece Logic, A Day and Its Approximates, & Time Slips Right Before Your Eyes. With Dawn Lundy Martin, she co-edited the anthology Letters to the Future, Radical Writing by Black Women. Hunt is the Parsons Family Professor of Crea... Read More →
avatar for Dawn Lundy Martin

Dawn Lundy Martin

Professor and Co-Director of CAAPP, University of Pittsburgh
Dawn Lundy Martin was awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her first poetry collection, A Gathering of Matter/A Matter of Gathering. Her second book, DISCIPLINE, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Lambda Literary Award. Her third collection of poems, L... Read More →
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Harryette Mullen

Harryette Mullen's poetry collection Recyclopedia (Graywolf 2006) won a PEN Beyond Margins Award in 2007. Her previous book, Sleeping with the Dictionary (University of California, 2002) was a finalist for a National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles... Read More →
avatar for Wendy S. Walters

Wendy S. Walters

Author, MULTIPLY/DIVDE: ON THE AMERICAN REAL AND SURREAL
Wendy S. Walters is the author of a book of prose, Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal (Sarabande Books, 2015), named a best book of the year by Buzzfeed, Flavorwire, Literary Hub, The Root, and Huffington Post. She is also the author of two books of poems, Troy, Michigan (Futurepoem, 2014) and Longer I Wait, More You Love Me. She has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Poetry, The Ford Foundation, The Smithsonian Institution, Bread Loaf, The MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo. Her work appears in Bookforum, FENCE... Read More →
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Lillian Yvonne-Bertram

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, UMASS Boston
LILLIAN-YVONNE BERTRAM is a 2017-2018 recipient of a Harvard University Woodberry Poetry Room Creative Grant, and a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Poetry Fellowship. Her third book, _Personal Science_ is available from Tupelo Press. Her first book, _But a S... Read More →


Friday October 20, 2017 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Theater at Poetry Center (Rubel Room)

Attendees (51)