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Visiting Writer Reading: Vievee Francis

March 7 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Visiting Writer, Vievee Francis will give a featured reading at Vermont Studio Center in the Red Mill Building on March 7, 2024 at 8:00 pm ET. This event is free and open to the public.

Poet Vievee Francis is the author of The Shared World (Northwestern University Press, 2023); Forest Primeval (TriQuarterly Books, 2015), winner of the 2017 Kingsley Tufts Award; Horse in the Dark (Northwestern University Press, 2012), winner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize; and Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University Press, 2006).

Her work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, textbooks, and anthologies, including Poetry, Best American Poetry 2010, 2014, 2017, 2019, and Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry. She has been a participant in the Cave Canem Workshops, a Poet-in-Residence for the Alice Lloyd Scholars Program at the University of Michigan, and teaches poetry writing in the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop (USA, UK, and Barbados). In 2009 she received a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award, and in 2010, a Kresge Fellowship. She is the recipient of the 2021 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry.

Born in West Texas, she earned an MFA from the University of Michigan in 2009. She serves as an associate editor of Callaloo and an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.

poetryfoundation.org/poets/vievee-francis

Details

Date:
March 7
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://vermontstudiocenter.org/calendar/visitingwriter-reading-vieveefrancis

Organizer

Vermont Studio Center
Phone
8026352727
Email
info@vermontstudiocenter.org
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Other

Creative Zone
Four-County Zone (Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, and Washington Counties)

Venue

Vermont Studio Center
80 Pearl Street
Johnson, VT 05656 United States
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