Reading with Jamaal May
Jamaal May, three-time Rustbelt Regional Slam champion, will read from his first full-length collection, Hum, winner of the Beatrice Hawley Award. Jamaal is a poet from Detroit, MI where he taught poetry in public schools and worked as a freelance audio engineer and touring performer. His poetry won the 2013 Indiana Review Prize and appears in journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, and the Believer. Jamaal has earned an MFA from Warren Wilson and fellowships from Cave Canem and Bucknell University. He is founder of the Organic Weapon Arts Chapbook Press.
Reception begins at 4:00 p.m.; reading begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Writers House.