Spring Poetry Festival: Tyehimba Jess (with: Balocating Prize)

Wed, April 10, 2019 7:00 PM at the RCAH Theater

The LookOut! Gallery
Snyder Hall, Second Floor
362 Bogue Street
East Lansing, Michigan 48825

Tyehimba Jess will read his works and announce the winner of The Annie Balocating Undergraduate Prize for Poetry.

Jess' fiction and poetry have appeared in many journals, as well as anthologies such as Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American PoetryBeyond The Frontier: African American Poetry for the Twenty-First Century, Role Call: A Generational Anthology of Social and Political Black Literature and Art, Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam, Power Lines: Ten Years of Poetry from Chicago's Guild Complex, and Slam: The Art of Performance Poetry.

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