A Splendid Wake 6

  • March 14, 2018

One of DC's premier poetry events takes place Sun., March 18th, from 2-3:30PM at George Washington University.

A Splendid Wake 6

Join Master of Ceremonies Henry Crawford for a Splendid Wake 6, featuring Abdul Ali (remembering Dolores Kendrick); Kim Roberts (on DC Jazz Age writers, including Langston Hughes,  Zora Neale Hurston, and others); A.B. Spellman (on poetry and jazz in the work of performance poets during the Black Arts Movement); Truth Thomas (on the power of poetic brevity and the fixed-form framework of The Skinny); and Maritza Rivera (on her invention of Blackjack Poetry).

At Gelman Library, Room 702, George Washington University, 2130 H St., NW, Washington, DC. For more information, contact Joanna Howard at [email protected].

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