The Creative Arts Initiative joins Just Buffalo Literary Center in welcoming Dawn Lundy Martin for a virtual reading and conversation with Artistic Director Barbara Cole. Martin and her books have been awarded the Kingsley Tufts Award for Poetry, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry, and the Cave Canem Prize. Her most recent book, Good Stock Strange Blood, challenges ideas of race, voice, bodies and justice through poems that are bold and formally innovative.
This free event will be streamed online via Crowdcast. Visit the link below to register and receive the event link.
DAWN LUNDY MARTIN is an American poet and essayist. She is the author of four books of poems: Good Stock Strange Blood, winner of the 2019 Kingsley Tufts Award for Poetry; Life in a Box is a Pretty Life, which won the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry; DISCIPLINE, A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering, and three limited edition chapbooks. Her nonfiction can be found in n+1, The New Yorker, Ploughshares, The Believer, and Best American Essays 2019. Martin is the Toi Derricotte Endowed Chair of African American Poetry at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics.