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NOMAD Reading SeriesVol. 10: Martin, Griffiths, Kirby

  • Branch Ofc, 225 Rogers Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States (map)

Here we are, folks. Final reading of the season. Let's make it beautiful:

Rachel Eliza Griffiths is an artist. Her most recent collection of poetry is Lighting the Shadow (Four Way Books, 2015). Griffiths' literary and visual work has been published widely. She lives in New York

Dawn Lundy Martin is a poet, essayist, and conceptual-video artist. She is the author of four books of poems: Good Stock Strange Blood (Coffee House, 2017); Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books, 2015), which won the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry; DISCIPLINE (Nightboat Books, 2011), A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering (University of Georgia Press, 2007), and three limited edition chapbooks. Her nonfiction can be found in The New Yorker, Harper's, n+1, and elsewhere. Martin is Professor of English in the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh and Co-director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics. She is the recipient of a 2018 NEA Grant in Creative Writing. 

aris~justine kirby is a charming rogue living by her wits in a corrupt society. She is the daughter of Louise Montalescot. She's 27 years old. She has chapbooks with Belladonna* [Daisy & Catherine] & Black Warrior Review [Sonnet Infinitésimal no.3 / Matérial Girl no. 8]. She’s published poetry with Vetch & Datableed. She is a candidate for a Master of Fine Arts degree at Bard College.