R282. Good Grief: Creating Art Through Tragedy and Loss
Thursday, March 8, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Afaa M. Weaver is the author of fifteen collections of poetry, including the Plum Flower Trilogy, and several plays. His awards include four Pushcarts, an NEA, a Fulbright, the 2014 Kingsley Tufts Award, and the Phillis Wheatley Award. His new book is Spirit Boxing.
Sebastian Matthews is the author of a memoir and three books of poetry, most recently Beginner's Guide to a Head-on Collision. He's currently working on the serialized collage novel The Life & Times of American Crow and a collection of short essays entitled Beyond Repair: Off-White in America.
Chelsey Clammer is the author of BodyHome and Circadian, (winner of the 2015 Red Hen Press Nonfiction Manuscript Award). Her work as appeared in The Rumpus, Hobart, The Normal School, and many others. She's the essays editor for The Nervous Breakdown and an instructor with Women on Writing.