Poetry Reading: Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things

June 16, 2018 - 6:30pm

"Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things: Celebrating Cave Canem"

  • Samiya Bashir is the author of three collections of poetry: Field Theories (2018), Gospel (2009), and Where the Apple Falls (2005),
  • Eisa Davis is an award-winning actor, writer, and singer-songwriter working on stage and screen. 
  • Ruth Ellen Kocher is the author of seven books of poetry
  • Avery Young, Interdisciplinary artist and educator  

Co-Sponsored by the Center for African American Poetry and PoeticsThe Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, and Cave Canem.

Tickets: paywhatmakesyouahappy at www.kelly-strayhorn.org

Location and Address

Kelly-Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Avenue

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