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Slapering Hol Press Presents: 15th Annual War & Peace Reading featuring Afaa Michael Weaver

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free – $25

Join the Slapering Hol Press Advisory Committee as they welcome poet, playwright, and translator, Afaa M. Weaver back to the Hudson Valley Writers Center via Zoom. Five community readers will also share work.

Afaa M. Weaver’s fifteenth collection of poetry is Spirit Boxing (U Pitt, 2017). Recipient of four Pushcart prizes, an NEA in poetry in 1985, a 1993 PDI Award in playwriting, the 2014 Kingsley Tufts, the 2015 Phyllis Wheatley Book Award, a 2017 Guggenheim fellowship, the 2019 St. Botolph Club Foundation Distinguished Artist Award, and the 2019 Art and Literature Medal from the Chinese Writers’ and Artists’ Association, he has taught at New York University, Brooklyn College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, and Rutgers, where he received tenure. In 2017, Weaver retired from Simmons College, where he held the Alumnae Chair in English for 20 years. He is a member of the core faculty in Drew University’s low-residency MFA program in Poetry and Translation. In his native Baltimore, Weaver spent 15 years as a factory worker. He was first faculty at Cave Canem’s 1997 retreat and is the first Elder of the Cave Canem Organization.

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Details

Date:
November 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free – $25
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Website:
https://www.writerscenter.org/calendar/warpeaceweaver/

Venue

Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
Phone:
914.332.5953
Website:
www.writerscenter.org

Organizer

HVWC
Phone:
914.332.5953
Email:
ask@writerscenter.org
Website:
www.writerscenter.org