National Poetry Month
Apr 16, 2008
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
|Where||Faculty Dinning Room 2D01|
|Contact Name||J. Papa|
|Contact Phone||(718) 262-3720 or (718) 262-2470|
Nationally recognized poet Afaa Michael Weaver.
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Celebrate National Poetry Month with nationally recognized poet Afaa Michael Weaver, who will read his poetry at York College on Wednesday, April 16, from 2-3 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room (2D01). Mr. Weaver, an African American poet who sometimes writes in Chinese, is the author of ten books of poetry, including The Plum Flower Dance: Poems 1985-2005 (U of Pittsburgh P), as well of short fiction and plays. In addition to being alumnae professor of English at Simmons College in Boston, Mr. Weaver is also the first Elder of Cave Canem, a NYC literary society devoted to Black poets, and has been both a Pew Fellow and a Fullbright Scholar.