The BASH Reading Series Presents: Poets Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, Thomas Sayers Ellis, and Jericho Brown. Introduced by Afaa Michael Weaver
Start: 7:00 pm
The second reading in the BASH reading series brings together three of the country’s most exciting young writers, introduced by legendary poet Afaa Michael Weaver. Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon’s latest collection, Open Interval, was a 2009 National Book Award finalist. And her first collection, Black Swan won the 2001 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Thomas Sayers Ellis is co-founder of The Dark Room Collective and the Whiting award-winning author of The Maverick Room and Skin, Inc. Jericho Brown is a recipient of the Whiting Writers Award, NEA, Radcliffe, and Bread Loaf fellowships, and the winner of the American Book Award for his first book, PLEASE. Visit the series' website at bashreadingseries.blogspot.com.