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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Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez is the author of over twenty books including Homecoming, We a BaddDDD People, Love Poems, I’ve Been a Woman, A Sound Investment and Other Stories, Homegirls and Handgrenades, Under a Soprano Sky, and most recently, Morning Haiku. In addition to being a contributing editor to Black Scholar and The Journal of African Studies, she has edited an anthology, We Be Word Sorcerers: 25 Stories by Black Americans. Among her many honors are fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and PEW, the American Book Award, the Langston Hughes Poetry Award, and the Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, May 5

7:30pm EDT