Gulf Coast Reading featuring Vievee Francis (Digital) In collaboration with Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fines Arts and Project Row Houses
7 PM: Gulf Coast Reading Series event featuring Vievee Francis, Rohan Chhetri, fey i. kamba, and Colby Ornell.
8 PM: Vievee Francis in conversation with Lisa E. Harris via Zoom (link posted after 7 PM reading or RSVP through [email protected])
Vievee Francis is the author of three books of poetry: Blue-Tail Fly, Horse in the Dark (winner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Poetry Prize for a second collection), and Forest Primeval (winner of the Hurston Wright Legacy Award and the 2017 Kingsley-Tufts Poetry Award). Her work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, textbooks, and anthologies, including Poetry, Best American Poetry 2010, 2014, 2017, 2019, and Angels of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry. Her new collection, The Shared World, is forthcoming from Northwestern University Press.
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts presents readings from University of Houston Creative Writing Program graduate students and contributors to its pages. The monthly Gulf Coast Reading Series supports the journal’s mission to spotlight the work of both esteemed and emerging writers with voices as diverse as the Gulf itself.