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A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

November 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Celebrate the centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks with presentations by Elizabeth Alexander, Tyehimba Jess, Yusef Komunyakaa, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Marilyn Nelson, Atsuro Riley, Sapphire, Solmaz Sharif and Patricia Smith. Co-sponsored with the 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center as part of a year-long, nationwide tribute to one of America’s most influential poets. Purchase tickets here.

Event sponsors: Our Miss Brooks: A Centennial Celebration, the Academy of American Poets, the NYU Creative Writing Program, the Poetry Society of America, Poets House and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (NYPL).


November 13, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center
1395 Lexington Ave
New York, 10128 United States
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