2016 Frost Place Chapbook winner Tiana Clark joins poet and New Yorker poetry editor Kevin Young to read Natasha Trethewey’s poem “Repentance,” and her own poem “Nashville.” Check out the article and listen to their discussion here.
Tiana Clark was raised in Nashville, Tennessee and southern California. She earned her BA in Africana and Women’s studies from Tennessee State University and her MFA from Vanderbilt University. She is the author of the chapbook Equilibrium (Bull City Press, 2016), which was chosen by Afaa Michael Weaver for the Frost Place Chapbook Competition, and the full-length poetry collection I Can’t Talk About the Tree Without the Blood (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018), which won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize. Her poetry and prose have appeared widely in magazines and journals such as the New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, Kenyon Review, New England Review, and Best New Poets 2015.
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