Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Cave Canem in Boston!!!




Can't tell you how much I'm looking forward to this event!

I will be there, camera in hand, snapping photos and taking notes to post on the blog after the reading. Here are the event details:

THE HOWARD GOTLIEB ARCHIVAL RESEARCH CENTERandTHE POETRY SOCIETY OF AMERICA present

STATE OF THE ART:AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY TODAY
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2
PANEL 4:00 P.M. - READING 6:30 P.M.


Two events showcasing the range of distinctive voices in contemporary African-American poetry, with Elizabeth Alexander, Toi Derrecotte, Cornelius Eady, Nikki Giovanni, Major Jackson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dawn Lundy Martin, Carl Phillips, Quincy Troupe, Sonia Sanchez and Afaa Michael Weaver.

The panel will be moderated by Dante Micheaux. The reading will be introduced by Boston’s inaugural Poet Laureate, Sam Cornish.

Admission is free.
Metcalf Ballroom
George Sherman Student Union
775 Commonwealth Avenue

2 comments:

Ananda said...

i wish i was there with you and the rest of the cave canem folks. enjoy.

January said...

Thanks Ananda. The event lived up to the hype. Wish you could have been there but I will post about it tomorrow.

I know CC has events in DC--keep your eyes open for upcoming readings.

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