Greenlight Poetry Salon

Hanif AbdurraqibFort Greene store:
Thursday, February 1, 7:30 PM
Greenlight Poetry Salon!
Featuring poets Hanif Abdurraqib, Natalie Eilbert, Safiya Sinclair, and others TBA
Hosted by Angel Nafis
Wine reception to follow

Created and hosted by poet and former Greenlight bookseller Angel Nafis, Greenlight’s Poetry Salon welcomes locally and nationally celebrated poets for an intense and joyful evening of wine, poetry, and performance. For February, the Salon is honored to host Hanif Abdurraqib, author of the essay collection They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us and the poetry collection The Crown Ain’t Worth Much (nominated for the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award); Safiya Sinclair, author of the poetry collection Cannibal and winner of the Whiting Writer’s Award, among other honors; Natalie Eilbert, the author of Indictus, winner of Noemi Press's 2016 Poetry Prize, as well as the poetry collection, Swan Feast; and other featured poets to be announced.

Event date: 

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 7:30pm

Event address: 

686 Fulton street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
The Crown Ain't Worth Much Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943735044
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Button Poetry - July 19th, 2016

Cannibal (The Raz/Shumaker Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780803290631
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: University of Nebraska Press - September 1st, 2016

Swan Feast Cover Image
ISBN: 9780982658796
Availability: Not In Store / Available To Order (allow for shipping time to bookstore or direct-to-home)
Published: Bloof Books - December 1st, 2015

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