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American Celebration: Poet Laureate Closing Event

22nd U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith will celebrate the conclusion of her laureateship in a conversation with state, city and county poets laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish (Oklahoma), Kealoha (Hawai`i), Adrian Matejka (Indiana), Tina Chang (Brooklyn, NY), and Vogue Robinson (Clark County, NV). A conversation will be moderated by Jennifer Benka, president and executive director of the Academy of American Poets. Book sales and signing to follow.

BRUTE with Emily Skaja & Jenny Xie

Join Walt Whitman Award winners Emily Skaja (2018) and Jenny Xie (2017) for the launch of Skaja's debut collection from Graywolf Press, BRUTE, on April 15, 2019, 7 p.m., at Housing Works Bookstore Café in New York City.

This reading is presented by Graywolf Press in partnership with the Academy of American Poets and Housing Works Bookstore Café.


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