Holloway Poetry Series: Mixed Blood Talk with Evie Shockley

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | October 2 | 4:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Evie Shockley, Professor of English, Rutgers University

 Jared Robinson, UC Berkeley

 Department of English, Holloway Reading Series

Please join us this coming Tuesday, October 2nd, for two events with Evie Shockley: at 4:30, a talk, “Seeing the Writing," for the Mixed Blood Project; and at 6:30, a reading, with our very own Jared Robinson. Both events will be held in the Maude Fife Room.

Evie Shockley was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She earned a BA at Northwestern University, a JD at the University of Michigan, and a PhD in English literature at Duke University. The author of several collections of poetry, including a half-red sea (2006) and the new black (2011), Shockley is also the author of the critical volume Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry (2011). A professor at Rutgers University, she lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Jared Robinson is a graduate student in the English Department at UC Berkeley.

Hope to see you there.

 csgiscombe@berkeley.edu