F173. CANCELLED: New Poetry from Graywolf Press

Status: Not Accepted

Room 301, Henry B. González Convention Center, Ballroom Level
Friday, March 6, 2020
10:35 am to 11:50 am

 

Five extraordinary poets will present and read from their recently published new collections from Graywolf Press, one of the leading independent publishers in the country. In brilliant and distinct voices, these five poets confront many important questions and issues of our time—immigration, consumerism, racism, suicide, sexuality, representation, the natural world—and always with a lasting sense of responsibility, friendship, and love.


Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: New_Poetry_from_Graywolf_Press.pdf

Participants

Moderator:

Danez Smith is the author of two collections, most recently Don't Call Us Dead, a finalist for the National Book Award. They are the cohost of the podcast VS with poet Franny Choi. Their third collection, Homie, is due out Spring 2020.

Natalie Diaz is a poet with too many colors and voices and places and identities to live in this short reservation of a bio.

Carmen Giménez Smith, publisher of Noemi Press, is professor of English at Virginia Tech. Most recently, she is author of Cruel Futures and Be Recorder. Her last poetry collection, Milk and Filth, was a finalist for the NBCC Award.

Sally Wen Mao is the author of two poetry collections, Oculus and Mad Honey Symposium. She is the recipient of fellowships from the New York Public Library Cullman Center and the Jenny McKean Moore program at George Washington University.

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March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center