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Glenn North reads at ESU - Part of the Visiting Writers Series

Event Dates and Times

3/6/2018 - Starts: 7:00 PM
Greek Room, Memorial Union, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Cir, Emporia, KS 66801
Glenn North is the author of City of Song, a collection of poems inspired by Kansas City’s rich jazz tradition and the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience. He is a Cave Canem fellow, a Callaloo creative writing fellow and a recipient of the Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award and the Crystal Field Poetry Award. His work has appeared in Kansas City Voices, One Shot Deal, The Sixth Surface, Caper Literary Journal, Platte Valley Review, Kansas City Voices, KC Studio, Cave Canem Anthology XII, The African American Review, and American Studies Journal.

He collaborated with legendary jazz musician, Bobby Watson, on the critically acclaimed recording project, Check Cashing Day and was recently appointed Poet Laureate of the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District.

For more information visit glennnorthpoetry.com

Sponsored by ESU Creative Writing Program and the Performing Arts Board
Creative Writing Program, Emporia State University, 620-341-6916, bluestem@emporia.edu