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Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards | Poet in Residence Reading at California African American Museum, Dawn Lundy Martin

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Claremont Graduate University invites the community to attend a reading of selected poems with 2019 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award winner Dawn Lundy Martin at the California African American Museum.

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP below.


Dawn Lundy Martin is a poet, essayist, and conceptual-video artist. Martin is the author of four books of poems: Good Stock Strange Blood (Coffee House, 2017), winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books, 2015), which won the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry; DISCIPLINE (Nightboat Books, 2011); A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering (University of Georgia Press, 2007); and three limited edition chapbooks. Most recently, Martin co-edited with Erica Hunt an anthology, Letters to the Future: BLACK WOMEN / Radical WRITING (Kore Press, 2018). Martin’s non-fiction can be found in the New Yorker, Harper’s, and elsewhere. Martin is a professor of English in the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh and director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics.

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