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Poet Gregory Pardlo speaks at Writers Speak Wednesdays
March 2, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Gregory Pardlo’s collection “Digest” (Four Way Books) won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. “Digest” was also shortlisted for the 2015 NAACP Image Award and was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award. His other honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts; his first collection Totem was selected by Brenda Hillman for the APR/Honickman Prize in 2007.
Pardlo’s poems appear in The Nation, Ploughshares, Tin House, The Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. Pardlo serves on the faculty of the M.F.A. program in creative writing at Rutgers University-Camden. He lives with his family in Brooklyn.
Writers Speak Wednesdays Receptions begin at 6:30 p.m., readings begin at 7 p.m. in the Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellors Hall at Stony Brook Southampton