Vievee Francis Poetry Reading

Thursday, November 08, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Festival Highlands Room
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Ashley Ratliff
540-568-8883
Organization
Furious Flower Poetry Center
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https://ems.jmu.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=666543

Furious Flower welcomes poet and author Vievee Francis to James Madison University. Born in West Texas, Francis is the author of Forest Primeval (TriQuarterly Books, 2015), winner of the 2017 Kingsley Tufts Award; Horse in the Dark(Northwestern University Press, 2012), winner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize; and Blue-Tail Fly(Wayne State University Press, 2006). The poet Adrian Matejka describes her poems as “revelations—of memory, of dust, of the cotton and marginalia strung together to make a history.”

Vivee Francis
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