Poet/translator and 2019 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize winner Marilyn Nelson and musician/performance artist and Whiting Award-winning fiction writer Brontez Purnell read from their work as part of the Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series presented by the Program in Creative Writing.

Tickets + Details

The reading is free but advance tickets are required. This event is currently open to Princeton students, faculty and staff; if opened to a wider audience, updates will be provided here. Reserve tickets through University Ticketing (available in February).

Get directions to the Drapkin Studio and find other venue information for the arts complex.

COVID-19 Guidance + Updates

Per Princeton University policy, all guests are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to wear a mask when indoors.


Visit our Venues and Studios section for accessibility information at our various locations. Attendees in need of access accommodations are asked to contact the Lewis Center at 609-258-5262 or email LewisCenter@princeton.edu at least one week in advance of the event date.