Greenlight Poetry Salon!

Prospect Lefferts Gardens store:
Tuesday, February 5, 7:30 PM
Greenlight Poetry Salon!
Featuring poets Donika Kelly, José Olivarez, Morgan Parker, and Sam Ross
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 poetry, performance, and wine. For February, the Salon is honored to host Donika Kelly, author of Bestiary and recipient of the 2015 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, 2017 Hurston/Wright Award for poetry, and the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award; José Olivarez, co-host of the Poetry Gods podcast and author of Citizen Illegal, winner of the 2018 Chicago Review of Books Poetry Prize and top book of 2018 by NPR and the New York Public Library; Morgan Parker, author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé, Other People’s Comforts Keep Me Up At Night, the forthcoming poetry collection Magical Negro, and her debut YA novel Who Put This Song On?; and Sam Ross, author of the forthcoming poetry collection Company, which received the 2017 Four Way Levis Poetry Prize.

Event date: 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:30pm

Event address: 

632 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Bestiary: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555977580
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - October 11th, 2016

Citizen Illegal Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608469543
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

Magical Negro Cover Image
ISBN: 9781947793187
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tin House Books - February 5th, 2019

Company (Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945588334
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Four Way Books - February 15th, 2019

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