Join us for an evening of reading with Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo, whose memoir in essays, AIR TRAFFIC, will be released on April 10th (Knopf). Nicole Sealey, author of ORDINARY BEAST, finalist for the 2018 PEN Open Book Award, will also be reading and facilitating the discussion. A book signing will follow.
Free and open to the public.
Gregory Pardlo's collection Digest (Four Way Books) won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His other honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts; his first collection Totem was selected by Brenda Hillman for the APR/Honickman Prize in 2007. He is Poetry Editor of Virginia Quarterly Review. Air Traffic, a memoir in essays, will be released on April 10th (Knopf).
Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast, finalist for the 2018 PEN Open Book Award, and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the 2015 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her other honors include a Daniel Varoujan Award and the Poetry International Prize, as well as fellowships from CantoMundo, Cave Canem, MacDowell Colony and the Poetry Project. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming to Best American Poetry 2018, The New Yorker, The New York Times and elsewhere. She is the executive director at Cave Canem Foundation, Inc.