Events

September 30, 2019 - 7:00pm

Tyrone Williams and Julie Patton

Reading and Conversation
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October 1, 2019 - 7:00pm

Hands-on community writing workshop with Tyrone Williams and Julie Patton

Hands-on community writing workshop
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October 2, 2019 - 6:00pm

Co-Lab: Tyrone Williams and Julie Patton

Works-in-Progress
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October 3, 2019 - 12:30pm to 12:45pm

Colloquium with Tyrone Williams

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November 12, 2019 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Marilyn Nelson’s Masterclass on the Sonnet

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November 13, 2019 - 6:00pm

Co-lab: Marilyn Nelson

Work-in-Progress
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November 14, 2019 - 7:00pm

Sonia Sanchez and Marilyn Nelson

Reading and conversation
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November 15, 2019 - 3:45pm

Hands-on Community Workshop with Sonia Sanchez

Workshop
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Past Center Events

June 15, 2019 - 6:30am

Won't You Celebrate with Me: Poetry and Prose from the Director's Chair

A reading and discussion Read more »
April 11, 2019 - 6:30pm

Aux Arias: Excerpts from the opera Virgula Divina

Opera singers Anqwenique Wingfield and Courtney Porter perform arias from the opera Virgula Divina. Read more »
April 7, 2019 - 5:00pm

Toi Derricotte Book Launch

Celebrating the launch of Toi Derricotte's new book. Read more »
March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

An Evening with Claudia Rankine and Carrie Mae Weems

Reading, Lecture, and Discussion with Claudia Rankine and Carrie Mae Weems. Read more »
March 21, 2019 - 2:30pm

Masterclass with Carrie Mae Weems

Masterclass with renowned photographer. Read more »
March 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

Community Writing Workshop with Claudia Rankine

A community workshop with poet and scholar Claudia Rankine. Read more »
February 28, 2019 - 6:30pm

Blackness and the Powers of Horror: Film, Performance, Poetry, Criticism

A discussion on race, horror, poetics, and performance. Read more »
February 25, 2019 - 6:30pm

Ferguson Voices

A Hands-on Community Writing Workshop Read more »
February 15, 2019 - 5:30pm

Ross Gay & Saretta Morgan: Readings

Reading featuring Ross Gay and text-based artist Saretta Morgan. Read more »
January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

An Evening with Terrance Hayes and Rickey Laurentiis

Reading and Q&A with Rickey Laurentiis and Terrance Hayes. Read more »