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Performance Poet Danez Smith Visits University of South Alabama

19sep6:00 pm7:30 pmPerformance Poet Danez Smith Visits University of South Alabama

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Performance Poet Danez Smith

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6:00 P.M.

Location: Student Center Outdoor Amphitheater

Book Signing and Reception to Follow 

(Rain Location: Humanities Auditorium)

 

Danez Smith is a queer, poz writer & performer from St. Paul. Danez is the author of Don’t Call Us Dead (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection and a finalist for the National Book Award; they also wrote [insert] boy, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. Danez’s work has been featured in Buzzfeed, The New York Times, PBS NewsHour, and on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In addition to leading a poetry writing class at U.S.A., Smith will also visit English classes at Murphy High School. Co-sponsors include the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Spectrum, and African-American Studies.

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