Reading and Q&A with Ricky Laurentiis and Terrance Hayes, hosted by the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics (CAAPP) at the University of Pittsburgh.
Rickey Laurentiis is the author of Boy with Thorn, selected by Terrance Hayes for the 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize (University of Pittsburgh Press). He is the recipient of a 2014 fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Italy, a 2013 Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and a 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship.
Terrance Hayes is a teacher and student of poetry. His most recent publications include American Sonnets for My Past And Future Assassin (Penguin, 2018) and To Float in the Space Between: A Life and Work in Conversation with the Life and work of Etheridge Knight (Wave, 2018).
Open to the public. Admission is free.