Friday, January 23, 2009

New Books by Great Writers with David King

Here are some photos from NBGW with David King.

Don't forget to check out our February installment with Mitchell Douglas. Here's the scoop:

Thursday, February 19: MITCHELL DOUGLAS

6:30 pm: Reading and signing of Cooling Board: A Long-Playing Poem

7:30-9:00 pm: Hands-on writing workshop with the author: The Poetry Suite: Narrative Arch, Character, and Conflict in Verse

MITCHELL DOUGLAS Mitchell L. H. Douglas is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). His poetry has appeared in Callaloo, The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (University of Georgia Press), Crab Orchard Review, and Zoland Poetry Volume II (Zoland Books) among others. A founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, Cave Canem fellow, and Poetry Editor for PLUCK!: the Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture. Cooling Board: A Long-Playing Poem, is his debut collection. Before its publication by Red Hen Press, Cooling Board was a runner-up for the 2007 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, a semifinalist for the 2007 Blue Lynx Prize, and a semifinalist for the 2006 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Douglas currently resides in Indianapolis.

We hope to see you there!


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