Tuesday, May 19, 7:00pm
Keeping It Real & Imagining It
with Afaa Michael Weaver
Beginning with a look at a poem by Sterling Brown, this interactive craft lecture with 2014 Kingsley Tufts Award winner Afaa Michael Weaver will consider the challenges and rewards of using vernacular language, including the resulting identity processes and perceptions of both writer and reader.
Presented as part of the Emerging Poets Fellowship public lecture series, with support from the Jerome Foundation.
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members