A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

11/13/2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center hosts an evening of readings to celebrate the centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks—part of a year-long, nationwide tribute to one of America’s most influential poets. This event will feature presentations by Elizabeth AlexanderTyehimba JessYusef Komunyakaa,Quraysh Ali LansanaMarilyn NelsonAtsuro RileySapphireSolmaz Sharif and Patricia Smith.

Co-sponsored by Our Miss Brooks: A Centennial Celebration, the Academy of American Poets, the NYU Creative Writing Program, the Poetry Society of America, Poets House and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (NYPL).

92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center
1395 Lexington Ave
New York , NY 10128