Poet Brian Gilmore to read
Poet Brian Gilmore, the author of Elvis is Alive and Living in Harlem, will read from his work at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
An essayist and attorney from Washington, D.C., who advocates for social justice, Gilmore has contributed to several anthologies including In Search of Color Everywhere. His essays have also appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Nation and on National Public Radio.
His latest book, Jungle Nights and Soda Fountain Rays, contains biographical free-verse poems about Duke Ellington and his orchestra that places them in the context of 20th-century American history.
Amandla! sponsors this event.
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