may 2017

4may6:00 PM- 8:00 PMBlack Women as Giants: A Celebration of Gwendolyn BrooksA Reading Celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks


Open to all ages


Event Details

Please join Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly Books for a reading with renowned poets Toi Derricotte, Nikky Finney, Vievee Francis, Angela Jackson, and Patricia Smith. This extraordinary collective of luminous literary voices come together to read from their works and celebrate one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. Reception and book signing will follow.

Generous support provided by the Poetry Foundation. Additional support provided by Northwestern University Libraries, Center for Writing Arts, Department of African American Studies, Department of English, Poetry and Poetics Colloquium, Women’s Center, Department of American Studies. In community partnership with the Evanston Literary Festival.


(Thursday) 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University (Evanston campus)

700 University Place


Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly BooksParneshia Jones (847) 491-7420 629 Noyes Street, Evanston, IL 60208


Free and open to the public

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