R205. A Reading & Conversation with Shira Erlichman, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Brenda Shaughnessy, Moderated by Cortney Lamar Charleston, Sponsored by Alice James Books
Thursday, March 5, 2020
12:10 pm to 1:25 pm
Cortney Lamar Charleston is the author of Telepathologies. He has received a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation as well as fellowships from Cave Canem, the Conversation Literary Festival, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. His first collection of poems, The Crown Ain't Worth Much, was released in 2016. His first collection of essays, They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us, is forthcoming.
Shira Erlichman is an author, visual artist, and musician. She recently released her debut poetry book Odes to Lithium and children's book Be/Hold. She's received fellowships from Vermont Studio Center, Millay Residency, and AIR Serenbe.
Brenda Shaughnessy is the author of five poetry books, most recently The Octopus Museum. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, The Nation, The New Yorker, Poetry, and elsewhere. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2013 and is associate professor at Rutgers University-Newark.