Cornelius Eady reads poems from Victims of the Latest Dance Craze (1986) and The Gathering of My Name (1991), many of which focus on dancing, jazz musicians, and the pervasive racial injustice experienced by Black Americans.

Geoffrey Becker reads from two short stories that were unpublished at the time of the reading: In the City of Dreaming Spires and Black Elvis. Black Elvis would go on to be the title story in a Flannery O'Connor Award-winning collection of short fiction.

Sylvia Chan reads poems from her collection We Remain Traditional (2018). This reading was originally given with Francisco Cantú and Thomas Mira y Lopez.

Poetry Center

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