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Reading: Danez Smith

Date: Time: 7:00 pm
Sheldon Museum of Art Room: Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium
Additional Info: SHEL
Contact: Timothy Schaffert, tschaffert2@unl.edu
Danez Smith is a Black, Queer, Poz writer and performer from St. Paul, MN. Danez is the author of “Don’t Call Us Dead” (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection, the Midwest Booksellers Choice Award, and a finalist for the National Book Award; they also wrote “[insert] boy” (YesYes Books, 2014), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. Danez is a member of the Dark Noise Collective and is the co-host of VS with Franny Choi, a podcast sponsored by the Poetry Foundation and Postloudness. Danez’s third collection, “Homie”, was published by Graywolf in January 2020.

Danez Smith appears as part of the celebration of 50 Years of LGBTQ Studies at UNL.

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