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Terrance Hayes

Poetry School Annual Lecture

Wed 28 April 2021, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Poetry Society and University of Liverpool have teamed up to present a series of three online lectures in 2021. The Poetry Society Annual Lecture given by Terrance Hayes is the second of a series of lectures in 2021 presented by The Poetry Society in association with University of Liverpool (as the Kenneth Allott lectures), and will be published in The Poetry Review.

Terrance Hayes’s lecture, ‘Four Women: A Century of Black Women Poets’, will discuss poems by Black women poets from the last century, including Gwendolyn Brooks, Sonia Sanchez, Wanda Coleman and Patricia Smith. The lecture will include audio recordings, drawings, videos, anecdotes and reflection on the influence of the poets on Terrance’s own work.

A further lecture in the series by m nourbeSe philip will also be published in a future issue of The Poetry Review.

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Terrance Hayes – Annual Lecture  


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Founded in 2020, Obsidain is an international organization committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of Black poets.

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