Thursday, November 15, 2018

Writer Reading Monday at RVCCArts

Reading by poet Sherwin Bitsui Free and Open to the Public

Reading by poet Sherwin Bitsui

WHEN: Mon., Nov. 19 at 3:30PM
WHERE:
The Theatre at RVCC, 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg

ADMISSION: Free & Open to the Public

Sherwin Bitsui is the author of three collections of poetry, Dissolve, Flood Song, and Shapeshift. He is the recipient of a Whiting Award, an American Book Award, and the PEN Book Award. His poems have appeared in Narrative, Black Renaissance Noir, American Poet, The Iowa Review, LIT, and elsewhere. He is Diné of the Todí¬ch'ii'nii (Bitter Water Clan), born for the Tlizí¬laaní¬ (Many Goats Clan), and has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and the Native Arts & Culture Foundation. For full bio: http://blueflowerarts.com/artist/sherwin-bitsui/

Sherwin Bitsui sees violent beauty in the American landscape. But above all else, there is an indigenous eccentricity, 'a cornfield at the bottom of a sandstone canyon,' that you will not find anywhere else." —SHERMAN ALEXIE