A new date will be announced soon.
Poet, essayist and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib will give a reading of his work March 19, at 4:30 pm in Ronk Lecture Hall inside the Schar College of Education at Ashland University. The event is free and open to the public.
Abdurraqib is the author of The Crown Ain't Worth Much (Button Poetry, 2016), They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us (Two Dollar Radio, 2017), New York Times best-seller Go Ahead in the Rain (University of Texas Press, 2019), and a new collection of poems, A Fortune For Your Disaster (Tin House, September 2019).
He is a Callaloo Creative Writing Fellow, a poetry editor at Muzzle Magazine, and a member of the poetry collective Echo Hotel with poet/essayist Eve L. Ewing. Abdurraqib has a forthcoming book that is a history of black performance in the United States titled They Don't Dance No Mo' (Random House, 2020).