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Patricia Smith, four-time National Poetry Slam Winner

  • Presented By: NYS Writers Institute Location: University at Albany Downtown Campus Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203 Albany, NY 12203
  • Dates: March 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    Patricia Smith, four-time winner and the most successful poet in the history of the National Poetry Slam, is also a playwright, essayist, professor, and journalist. Her newest collection is Incendiary Art (2016), a meditation on the murder of Emmett Till, and its central significance in modern African-American experience. Cosponsored by UAlbany’s English Graduate Student Organization, English Department, Graduate Student Association, and the Writers Institute