Aracelis Girmay, 41st Annual ODU Literary Festival
Aracelis Girmay was born and raised in Southern California, never far from the mighty Pacific. She is the author of The Black Maria (BOA Editions, 2016); Kingdom Animalia (BOA Editions, 2011), winner of the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Teeth (Curbstone Press, 2007). She is also the author of the collage-based picture book changing, changing. She has received fellowships from Cave Canem, Civitella Ranieri, the Whiting Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2017 she was a finalist for the Neustadt International Prize for Literature and was named a recipient of the 2017-2018 June Jordan Fellowship. Girmay lives with her family in New York and is on the editorial board of the African Poetry Book Fund.
Monday October 22, 4;00pm
Tim Seibles, Co-Dirtector welcomes the audience and introduces Kelly Morse. Morse introduces Aracelis Girmay
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Girmay, Aracelis, "Aracelis Girmay, 41st Annual ODU Literary Festival" (2018). 41st Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 21-25, 2018. 13.