Shop Talk: The Work of Hanif Abdurraqib

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Cover of "A Fortune for Your Disaster" by Hanif Abdurraqib

Poet and Poetry Center Senior Library Assistant Leela Denver leads a Shop Talk on work of Hanif Abdurraqib, who reads for the Poetry Center on Thursday, March 26.

Shop Talks are free, informal, one-hour discussion groups focused on the work of a poet who will be reading at the Poetry Center. No advance knowledge of the poet or works discussed is needed. Each Shop Talk begins with a mini-lecture on the featured author, followed by a conversation about the author and the work. A study packet containing biographical information, excerpts, and criticism is made available at the Shop Talk. Discussions take place at 6:00 p.m. This event will take place in the lobby of the Poetry Center library.