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Plutzik Reading Series: Vievee Francis

Vievee Francis is the author of three books of poetry: Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University Press, 2006), Horse in the Dark (winner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Poetry Prize for a second collection, Northwestern University Press, 2016) and Forest Primeval (winner of the Hurston Wright Legacy Award and the 2017 Kingsley-Tufts Poetry Award). Her work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, textbooks, and anthologies, including PoetryBest American Poetry 201020142017, and Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry. She has been a participant in the Cave Canem Workshops, a Poet-in-Residence for the Alice Lloyd Scholars Program at the University of Michigan, and teaches poetry writing in the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop (USA, UK, and Barbados). In 2009 she received a Rona Jaffe Writers' Award, and in 2010, a Kresge Fellowship. She serves as an associate editor of Callaloo and an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.

Tuesday, March 5 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Rush Rhees Library, Welles-Brown Room
755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626

Event Type

Lectures and Talks

Audience

Faculty, Students, Staff

Tags

literary arts

Website

http://www.sas.rochester.edu/eng/plut...

Cost

Free

Group
Department of English
Contact Phone or Email

(585) 275-4092 or engdept@ur.rochester.edu

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