Breakout Poet: Danez Smith @ UNLV's Beverly Rogers Literature and Law Building (RLL): Room 101, Las Vegas [20 September]

Breakout Poet: Danez Smith


187
20
September
19:00 - 20:30

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UNLV's Beverly Rogers Literature and Law Building (RLL): Room 101
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154
The Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Insitute proudly hosts Danez Smith for the first Emerging Writers Series event of the season.

Danez Smith describes himself as a Black, queer, poz writer, and internationally touring performer from St. Paul, MN. Danez is the author of [insert] boy (YesYes Books, 2014), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry, and Don’t Call Us Dead (Graywolf Press, 2017). Danez is also the author of two chapbooks, hands on your knees (2013, Penmanship Books) and black movie (2015, Button Poetry), winner of the Button Poetry Prize. They are the recipient of fellowships from the Poetry Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, and is a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow. Danez’s work has been featured widely, including on The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Blavity, PBS NewsHour, and on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. They are a 2-time Individual World Poetry Slam finalist, 3-time Rustbelt Poetry Slam Champion, and a founding member of the Dark Noise Collective.

This event would not be possible without the generous support of Nevada Humanities.
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