Reading by Joy Priest (Poetry)

Thursday, March 18, 2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (ET)
Virtual Zoom
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Virtual Event
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Elise Saad
508-793-2562
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English Department
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https://events.holycross.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=13986

Reading by Joy Priest (Poetry)

Joy Priest is the author of HORSEPOWER (Pitt Poetry Series, 2020), which won the Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard Prize for best first book in any genre. She is the recipient of the Stanley Kunitz Prize from the American Poetry Review and her poetry has appeared in the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, The Atlantic, and Virginia Quarterly Review, among others. In February, her poetry will launch a two-year initiative at The Atlantic called Inheritance, a project about American history, Black life, and the resilience of memory. Her essays have appeared in The Bitter Southerner, Poets & Writers, and ESPN, and her work has been anthologized in The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, A Measure of Belonging: 21 Writers of Color on the New American South, and Best New Poets 2014, 2016, and 2019. She is currently a doctoral student in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Houston.

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Categories: English,Africana Studies

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