Our 2018 headliners: Sonia Sanchez · Kaveh Akbar · Duy Doan · Jeffrey Harrison · Dorianne Laux · Erika Meitner · Carl Phillips · Nicole Sealey · Sean Thomas Dougherty · Rhina P. Espaillat

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Friday, May 4 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Headline Reading - Rhina P. Espaillat FULL

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Join us for our kickoff event featuring acclaimed poet Rhina P. Espaillat. She will read new poems from a book due out this autumn, with brief comments to initiate a conversation with the audience about poetry: what it is and does, how it works, what makes it universal, and why it’s lasted so long despite all the obituaries it has inspired.   

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Rhina P. Espaillat

Rhina P. Espaillat has published ten full-length books and three chapbooks, comprising poetry, essays and short stories, in both English and her native Spanish, and translations from and into both languages. Her work appears in many journals, anthologies, and websites, and has earned... Read More →

Friday May 4, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Hawthorne Hotel, Library Room