Kelly, Donika. The Renunciations. Minneapolis: Graywolf Press, 2021.
Vivian Gornick reads from Fierce Attachments (1987), a memoir of the author's past and present relationship with her mother. This University of Arizona Creative Writing faculty reading was originally given with Mary Elsie Robertson.
Donika Kelly reads from her first two books, Bestiary (2016) and The Renunciations (2021). She closes by reading several recent, uncollected poems.