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