april, 2021

22apr6:00 pmNBF Presents: Poetry in Protest6:00 pm ET

Event Details

Terrance Hayes
Camonghne Felix
Toi Derricotte

It’s National Poetry Month, and to celebrate, National Book Award–honored authors Toi Derricotte (“I”: New and Selected Poems, 2019 Poetry Finalist), Camonghne Felix (Build Yourself a Boat, 2019 Poetry Longlist), and Terrance Hayes (Lighthead, 2010 Poetry Winner; How to Be Drawn, 2015 Poetry Finalist; American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin, 2018 Poetry Finalist) discuss the impact of protest poetry on American literature and American politics.


Moderated by Kyle Dacuyan, Executive Director of The Poetry Project.


Books are available for purchase at Bookshop.org with thanks to this season’s bookseller, Loyalty Bookstores.

Watch the event here.


(Thursday) 6:00 pm ET




National Book Foundation