march, 2023

09mar12:10 pmNBF Presents: The Power of Poetry 12:10 pm PST Seattle, WA

Event Details

author photo Danez Smith. (Photo credit: David Hong)
Danez Smith. (Photo credit: David Hong)
Donika Kelly. (Photo credit: Ladan Osman)

Join National Book Award–honored authors Donika Kelly (Bestiary, 2016 Poetry Longlist) and Danez Smith (Don’t Call Us Dead, 2017 Poetry Finalist) in a conversation about the power of poetry for both author and reader, and its influence on the evolution of their own writing across collections.

Ruth Dickey. (Photo credit: Libby Lewis)

Moderated by the National Book Foundation’s Executive Director Ruth Dickey.

Presented in partnership with the Association of Writers & Writing Programs. This event will be livestreamed for virtual conference attendees. ASL interpretation and live captioning will be provided.


(Thursday) 12:10 pm PST


Seattle Convention Center & Virtual

Seattle, WA