Poetry Salon

Greenlight Poetry Salon logoCreated 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.  

Since its launch in 2012, the Salon series has hosted poets including Elizabeth Acevedo, Hanif Abdurraqib, Kaveh Akbar, Aziza Barnes, Jericho Brown, Mahogany L. Browne, Anders Carlson-Wee, Kai Carlson-Wee, Eduardo Corral, Kevin Coval, Jay Deshpande, Natalie Diaz, Ted Dodson, R. Erica Doyle, Cornelius Eady, Natalie Eilbert, Safia Elhillo, Shira Erlichman, Adam Falkner, Tarfia Faizulla, Megan Falley, Camonghne Felix, Krista Franklin, Thomas Fucaloro, Jessica Greenbaum, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Tonya Ingram, Ishmael Islam, Stevie Edwards, Rodney Jones, Jeff Kass, Sarah Kay, Mike Lala, Rickey Laurentiis, Cynthia Lowen, Nate Marshall, Airea D. Matthews, Jamaal May, Nathan McClain, Rachel McKibbens, Anis Mojgani, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Jose Olivarez, Gregory Pardlo, Morgan Parker, Tommy Pico, Casey Rocheteau, Patrick Rosal, Safiya Sinclair, Danez Smith, Patricia Smith, Bianca Stone, Samantha Thornhill, Geoff Kagan Trenchard, Jeanann Verlee, Ocean Vuong, and Tiphanie Yanique.


Tuesday, April 30, 7:30 PM
The Greenlight Poetry Salon

Hosted by Angel Nafis
Book Launch for Jeremy Clark, author of 
The Trouble With Light
With readings by Rigoberto González, Patricia Smith, and others TBA
Wine reception to follow


Created and hosted by poet and former Greenlight bookseller Angel Nafis, The Greenlight Poetry Salon series welcomes locally and nationally celebrated poets for a powerful and moving evening of poetry and performance.  For April, the salon is proud to launch Jeremy Clark's new collection The Trouble With Light, with supporting readings by amazing poets including Rigoberto Gonzále, and Patricia Smith. Close out National Poetry Month at this celebratory event!

RSVP for this event here!

 

The Trouble with Light (Miller Williams Poetry Prize) By Jeremy Michael Clark Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781682262498
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: University of Arkansas Press - March 21st, 2024

To the Boy Who Was Night: Poems: Selected and New By Rigoberto González Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781954245525
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Four Way Books - March 15th, 2023

Unshuttered: Poems By Patricia Smith Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780810145634
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: TriQuarterly - February 15th, 2023