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Tyehimba Jess is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and Olio. Olio won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, The Midland Society Author’s Award in Poetry, and received an Outstanding Contribution to Publishing Citation from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.
A Year of Creative Writers Poet-in-Residence, Tyehimba Jess, will read from Olio, the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
Time TBD—check back for more information and registration link. Join director Christina Antonakos-Wallace and two of the film’s subjects, Sonny and Tania, for a panel discussion on the documentary From Here.