This event has been rescheduled from May 29.
COME AND TRY OUT YOUR NEW WORK ON US!
Evanston Public Library
ROOM 108 – Small Meeting Room
Church & Orrington map
is the author of Wild Hundreds
(University of Pittsburgh) and an editor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop
His last rap album, Grown
came out in 2015 with his group Daily Lyrical Product. Nate is a member of The Dark Noise Collective. He won a 2015 Ruth Lilly/Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship. He is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Wabash College.
Topic: Finna – A Poetics of Possibility. In this forum we’ll think about mapping our own linguistic and vernacular traditions and how we can utilize our own “slangs” as sites of freedom.
Drop in, have poems critiqued, and participate in an ongoing discussion of poetry and poetics. Sessions are free* and no registration is required.
Bring 15 or more copies (2 page limit) of a poem you want critiqued.
This project is partially supported by grants from: Poets & Writers, the Illinois Arts Council and The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.