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Terry Blackhawk and Francine J. Harris Reading (Michigan Writers Reading)
Terry Blackhawk's newest poetry collection, The Light Between, will be published in February 2012 by Wayne State University Press. She is the author of five previous poetry collections, including Escape Artist, winner of the 2002 John Ciardi Prize. She has received the Foley Poetry Prize, the Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, the Michigan Governor’s Award for Arts Education, and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. She is founding director of Detroit’s acclaimed InsideOut Literary Arts Project and lives and writes not far from the river in Detroit, Michigan.
francine j. harris is a Detroit native whose recent work has appeared in Rattle, Callaloo, and Michigan Quarterly Review, and she is the author of the recent chapbook, between old trees. Her debut poetry collection, allegiance, will be published in February 2012 by Wayne State University Press. She is a Cave Canem fellow, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and is currently a Zell Post-MFA Fellowship recipient at the University of Michigan.
Location: UMMA Helmut Stern Auditorium