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      Poetry off the Shelf: Danez Smith in Chicago


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      April 29, 2019

      Monday   7:00 PM

      61 West Superior Street
      Chicago, Illinois 60654

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      Poetry off the Shelf: Danez Smith

      Join us for a reading with Danez Smith, the youngest person ever to win the Forward Prize for Best Collection (2018) for their collection Don’t Call Us Dead. Their honors also include a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship, a National Book Award nomination, a Lambda Literary Award, and a Kate Tufts Discovery Award. In addition, Smith has received fellowships from the McKnight Foundation, Cave Canem, Voices of Our Nation (VONA), and other organizations. They are a founding member of the multi-genre, multicultural Dark Noise Collective and a cohost of the Webby-nominated Poetry Foundation podcast VS.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Literary & Books

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