Vievee Francis Reading


Writer, Vievee Francis

What: Vievee Francis Reading
When: Friday, April 24, 6:00PM – 8:00

Where: South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 Fitzhugh, Dallas, TX 75214
Fee: $10 | Purchase Tickets here

Vievee Francis is the author of Horse in the Dark (Northwestern University Press, 2012), which won the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize for a second collection, and Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University, 2006). Her third book, Forest Primeval, is slated for release in 2015 (Northwestern University Press). Her work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, textbooks, and anthologies including Poetry, Best American Poetry, Cura, Waxwing and Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry (W.W. Norton 2012). She has also been a Poet in Residence for the Alice Lloyd Scholars Program at the University of Michigan. In 2009 she received a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award and in 2010, a Kresge Fellowship. She is currently an Associate Editor for Callaloo, and a Visiting Professor of Creative Writing (Undergraduate Creative Writing Program) at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC.

*Bonus | Watch: Vievee Francis Online Published on Mar 21, 2013 | “A Night of Poetry,” one of the events in the 2011 CALLALOO CONFERENCE | Hosted at Texas A&M University, October 12-15th, 2011 Featuring readings by Vievee Francis, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Gregory Pardlo. For information about CALLALOO, visit:

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