Remica Bingham-Risher, 40th Annual ODU Literary Festival


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University Theatre

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Remica Bingham-Risher, a native of Phoenix, Arizona, is an alumna of Old Dominion University and Bennington College. She is a Cave Canem fellow and Affrilachian Poet. Among other journals, her work has been published in The Writer's Chronicle, New Letters, Callaloo and Essence. She is the author of Conversion (Lotus, 2006) winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award, What We Ask of Flesh (Etruscan, 2013) shortlisted for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and Starlight & Error (Diode, 2017) winner of the Diode Editions Book Award. She is the Director of Quality Enhancement Plan Initiatives at Old Dominion University and resides in Norfolk with her husband and children.


Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

John McManus festival Co-director, welcomed the audience to the session .McManus welcomed Luisa Igloria, Author of Ode to a Heart Smaller Than a Pencil Eraser, Igoloria introduced Remica Bingham-Risher who spoke after Drew Lopenzina.

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