SJSU alum Carmen Giménez Smith returns to read from her recent collections of poetry that include Milk and Filth (2013), which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and the forthcoming book from City Light Publishers Cruel Futures (2018).
Cosponsored by Poetry Center San Jose
Yale Collection of American Literature and the Yale Race & Innovative Poetics Working Group Present Carmen Giménez Smith and Roberto Harrison
A celebration of new writing co-sponsored by the Yale Collection of American Literature and the Yale Race & Innovative Poetics Working Group. The program will include: 1) a public reading by two poets; and 2) an informal discussion with our guest poets and the graduate and undergraduate student members of the Yale Race & Innovative Poetics Working Group, and 3) a conversation with undergraduate students. The reading will be followed by a public reception at the library.
Carmen Giménez Smith, author of Bring Down the Little Birds, a memoir, and five poetry collections, including the National Book Critics Circle nominee Milk and Filth and the forthcoming Cruel Futures, reads her work. This is a 2018 Lake Forest Literary Festival event held in Meyer Auditorium, Hotchkiss Hall.
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