A Reading with Poet Patricia Smith

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CT)
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Stokes Center for Creative Writing

The Stokes Center for Creative Writing Presents A reading with Pulitzer Prize finalist and National Poetry Slam champion poet Patricia Smith

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6 p.m. CST

Smith, author of Blood Dazzler and Incendiary Art and four-time individual National Poetry Slam champion, will talk about her transition as a slam poet to the literary scene. To register: https://tinyurl.com/StokesPatriciaSmith  

Patricia Smith is the award-winning author of 8 critically-acclaimed books of poetry, including most recently Incendiary Art (2017), winner of numerous national awards and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah (2012); and Blood Dazzler (2008), which focuses on Hurricane Katrina. Her other works include the poetry collections Teahouse of the Almighty, Close to Death, Big Towns Big Talk, Life According to Motown; a children's book; and the history Africans in America, a companion to the PBS series. Her verse has appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, The Baffler, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Tin House and Best American Poetry, among other venues.

For questions, contact Dr. Charlotte Pence, director of creative writing.

A Reading with Poet Patricia Smith

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