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Wednesday, October 10 • 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Eco-Justice & Hip-Hop: Poetry for the Times

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Come hear poets Melissa Tuckey and Nate Marshall read from a selection of their politically and culturally charged poetry.  Melissa Tuckey, editor of Ghost-Fishing: An Eco-Poetry Anthology has created the first anthology that focuses wholly on poetry with an eco-justice stance. Nate Marshall, another poetic pioneer with The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, can lay claim to editing the first poetry collection ever dedicated to and for the Hip-Hop generation.

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Nate Marshall

Nate Marshall is from the South Side of Chicago. He is the author of Wild Hundreds and an editor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. Wild Hundreds has been honored with the Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s award for Poetry Bo... Read More →
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Melissa Tuckey

Melissa Tuckey lives, writes, and gardens in Ithaca, New York.  She’s author of Tenuous Chapel, a book of poems selected by Charles Simic for the ABZ Press First Book Prize (2013) and editor of Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology (University of Georgia Press 2018). Rope... Read More →

Wednesday October 10, 2018 6:00pm - 7:15pm EDT
George's, 3rd Floor, Johnson Center