NOVEMBER 2-5, 2017

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Danez Smith

Danez Smith visit author's site

11/05/2017 - 1:30pm

Danez Smith is a Black, queer, poz writer, and internationally touring performer from St. Paul, MN. Danez is the author of [insert] boy and Don’t Call Us Dead. Danez is also the author of two chapbooks, hands on your knees and black movie. They are the recipient of fellowships from the Poetry Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, and is a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow. Danez’s work has been featured widely, including on The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Blavity, PBS NewsHour, and on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. They are a 2-time Individual World Poetry Slam finalist, 3-time Rustbelt Poetry Slam Champion, and a founding member of the Dark Noise Collective. 

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Don't Call Us Dead


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