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.