Tuesday, March 02, 2010

BLACK NATURE coast to coast

Three fantastic events in the coming weeks in Berkeley, DC, and Manhattan will explore the themes of BLACK NATURE with readings and discussions by distinguished contributors. A panel will also feature the book at the Associated Writers and Writing Programs annual conference in Denver.

Friday, March 5 & Saturday, March 6
Black Nature Symposium at the Berkeley Institute of the Environment
Hosted by Robert Hass, C.S. Giscombe and Camille T. Dungy
Featuring Harryette Mullen, Carl Phillips, Ed Roberson, Natasha Trethewey, Evie Shockley, Al Young

Thursday, March 11
2:00 pm
Split This Rock Poetry Festival, Washington, DC
Camille T. Dungy, Gregory Pardlo, E. Ethelbert Miller, Remica L. Bingham, Thomas Sayers Ellis, and Mark McMorris

Saturday, April 3
Panel, 2:30 pm, Reading, 4:00 pm
Camille T. Dungy, Sean Hill, Yusef Komunyakaa, Evie Shockley
Poets House, NYC
Part of the Ecopoetic Futures series; cosponsored by Cave Canem

Finally, those attending AWP in Denver can catch Gregory Pardlo, Cyrus Cassells, Janice Harrington, Amber Flora Thomas, G.E. Patterson in the panel "Black Goes Green" on Saturday, April 10 at 10:30 am.