Greenlight Poetry Salon: Safia Elhillo

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Watch this recording of Greenlight Bookstore’s Poetry Salon event and book release party for Safia Elhillo’s Girls That Never Die (One World, 2022), hosted by Angel Nafis and featuring readings by Jay Deshpande, Shira Erlichman, and Ladan Osman. For more from Elhillo, read her installment of our Ten Questions series.

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Kaveh Akbar and John Murillo at 92Y

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In this 92nd Street Y recording, Kaveh Akbar, author of Pilgrim Bell (Graywolf Press, 2021), is introduced by poet Angel Nafis, and John Murillo, author of Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry (Four Way Books, 2020), is introduced by poet Terrance Hayes before reading from a selection of their poems.

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Marie-Helene Bertino With Alexandra Kleeman and Angel Nafis

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In this video, Marie-Helene Bertino celebrates the launch of her new novel, Parakeet (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020), with Alexandra Kleeman and Angel Nafis for a virtual reading hosted by BOMB Magazine and Greenlight Bookstore. Parakeet is featured in Page One in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Conspiracy: A Suite by Angel Nafis

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“Here go a paycheck with your / name spelled right. Here go trees that applaud. Here go / what your whole body remember.” In this video, Angel Nafis reads a poem for the WordXWord Festival's Tuesday Project. Nafis is the author of BlackGirl Mansion, which was published by Red Beard Press/New School Poetics in 2012.

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