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Jenny Xie

Make it New: Writing Against Ritual and Habit with Jenny Xie

“I will do anything to avoid boredom. You can never know enough…never leave the mind quickly enough,” wrote Anne Carson in her introduction to “Short Talks.” This class will heed Carson’s spirit of openness and rich...

October 12, 2017 - 6:00PM to 8:30PM

Cheryl Clarke

Passwords: Cheryl Clarke on Gwendolyn Brooks

Poet and essayist Cheryl Clarke discusses the poetics and politics of Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Reading from Brooks’ early and late...

October 19, 2017 - 7:00PM

DéLana R. A. Dameron

Poetic Narratives: Writing the Varied and Whole Story with DéLana R. A. Dameron

NOTE: The final class in this six-week series will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2017, 11:30am-2:00pm

“We tell this story every year,” Natasha Trethewey says in “Incident"...

October 21, 2017 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM

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