March 10 | 7:00 pm
An Evening with Claudia Rankine
Writers Read presents Claudia Rankine’s first reading in Canada.
J.A. de Sève Cinema in the Library Building, 1400 Blvd de Maisonneuve O. (Concordia).
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Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry including Citizen: An American Lyric and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely; two plays including Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue; and is the editor of several anthologies including The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind. She also co-produces a video series, “The Situation,” alongside John Lucas, and is the founder of the Open Letter Project: Race and the Creative Imagination. Among her numerous awards and honors, Rankine is the recipient of the Poets & Writers’ Jackson Poetry Prize and fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and the National Endowment of the Arts and she was the recipient of the 2016 MacArthur Fellowship.