Herman Beaver’s latest poetry project turns to Toni Morrison’s Beloved as a source for a cycle of poems on Sethe’s two sons, Howard and Buglar that will situate them in circumstances ranging from the Civil War and the Spanish-American War to Tammany Hall in New York City; Wilberforce University to the early stages of the Great Migration. He is a professor of English and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Monday Poets is presented in Room 108 at Parkway Central on the first Monday of every month. It is moderated by Lamont Dixon.
Copies of the featured poets' books may be available for cash purchase after the reading. At program's end, if time permits, there may be a short open-mic session.
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