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UT Poetry Center Opening Reception & Reading Celebration

Wednesday, September 3 at 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL), 2.500 101 21ST ST E, Austin, Texas 78705

Please join the University of Texas Libraries for the UT Poetry Center Opening Reception & Reading Celebration.
 
Reading from & talking about poetry in the collection:
Ariana Brown
all black & brown & still alive
Celeste Guzmán Mendoza
writes plays, poems, and essays
Dean Young
teaches at UT
Devon Howard
white, autistic, queer, trans artist
Drea Brown
queer black fire poet scholar
José Casas
brown playwright fighting with words
Layne Ransom
Midwestern poet
Lisa Olstein
reads, writes, and teaches poetry
Matt Richardson
activist writer and scholar
Meg Freitag
poet from Maine


Co-sponsored by: the Center for Mexican American Studies, the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies, Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities, the English Department, LLILAS Benson: Latin American Studies and Collections, the Michener Center for Writers, the New Writers Project, and the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies.
 
The UT Poetry Center and the Ruth Stephan Poetry Collection are supported by the English Department, the New Writers Project, the Michener Center for Writers, the UT Libraries, and faculty, staff, student, and community donors.
 
Public parking (at cost) in Brazos Garage @ Brazos & MLK; city metered parking @ University & MLK. Visit CapMetro Trip Planner for bus stops nearby including 18, 412, & 640.
 
Painting “Little Red Bird > Sweet Bird of Youth” by Daniela Ionesco, Creative Commons License.

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