VIRTUAL - Tracy K. Smith, Gregory Pardlo and Joshua Bennett | There’s A Revolution Outside, My Love: Letters from a Crisis

Wed, May 19, 2021 7:30 P.M.
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In conversation Trapeta Mayson, Philadelphia Poet Laureate

A reflection of the heartrending turmoils of racial injustice and brutality against Black Americans amidst the fear and uncertainty of a pandemic, There’s a Revolution Outside, My Love is a kaleidoscopic collection of letters, poems, and essays penned by a diverse field of writers. 

A former two-term United States Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith is currently a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. She is the author of four books of poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Life on Mars.

Gregory Pardlo won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for his poetry collection Digest. Also the recipient of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize, he is the poetry editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review and teaches at the MFA program at Rutgers University, Camden.

A professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College University, Joshua Bennett is the 2020-2021 Visiting Scholar at Friends Seminary in New York City. He is the author of three books of poetry and literary criticism, including The Sobbing School and Owed.

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