Jon Sands, 41st Annual ODU Literary Festival


Jon Sands


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Featured Participant

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University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

Jon Sands is the author of The New Clean (2011), as well as the co-host of The Poetry Gods podcast. His work has been published widely, and anthologized in The Best American Poetry. He’s a youth mentor with Urban Word-NYC, and teaches creative writing for adults at Bailey House in East Harlem (an HIV/AIDS service center). He’s a recent MFA graduate in fiction from Brooklyn College, where his work won the Himan Brown Award for short stories, and he has represented New York City multiple times at the National Poetry Slam. He lives in Brooklyn


Wednesday, October 24, 1 p.m.

Remica Bingham-Risher,Co-Director of the Festival. welcomed the audience and introduced Noah Renn, English Professor at ODU. Who introduced Jon Sands.

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