Black Mountain Institute Breakout Poet: Claire Schwartz

University of Nevada Reno, Nevada Wolf Shop, 2nd Floor
87 W Stadium Way
Reno, NV
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
6:30 PM
7:30 PM

Claire Schwartz is the author of bound (Button Poetry, 2018), selected by Aziza Barnes as a winner of the 2016 Button Poetry Contest. Her writing has appeared in The Believer, The Iowa ReviewThe Massachusetts ReviewLos Angeles Review of Books, and Virginia Quarterly Review. With Kaveh Akbar and Sarah Kay, she writes a weekly column for the Paris Review called "Poetry RX." She is currently a PhD Candidate in African American Studies, American Studies, and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale. In spring 2019, she will be a Visiting Assistant Professor in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University.

Claire will read from her work, answer questions, and sign copies of her book at the Nevada Wolf Shop from 6:30 - 7:30 PM.