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Danez Smith & Four Seniors: C.K. Williams Reading Series
April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Reading by award-winning poet Danez Smith and four seniors in Princeton’s Program in Creative Writing, part of the C.K. Williams Reading Series
When: Friday, April 5 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St., Princeton
Free and open to the public
For Information: https://arts.princeton.edu/events/c-k-williams-reading-series-danez-smith
Danez Smith describes themself as a Black, queer, poz writer, teacher and performer from St. Paul, Minnesota. Smith is the author of Don’t Call Us Dead (Graywolf Press, 2017), a finalist for National Book Award, and[insert] boy (YesYes Books, 2014), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. They are the recipient of fellowships from the Poetry Foundation and the McKnight Foundation, and they are a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, as well as the winner of the inaugural Four Quartets Prize from the Poetry Society of America. Smith’s work has been featured widely, including in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Best American Poetry, PBS NewsHour, and on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.