UC Berkeley Holloway Poetry Series - Tommye Blount

Sep 28 2023 - 5:45pm

WHEELER HALL, UC BERKELEY. FREE TO ATTEND.

Join us on Thursday, September 28th for Tommye Blount’s Holloway Poetry Series reading at UC Berkeley’s Wheeler Hall. The event will begin with a reception at 5:45pm, followed by the reading at 6:30pm.

Pegasus Books will be the bookseller for this event; books will be available for purchase and signing. The Holloway Poetry Series is free and open to all audiences. Read more about the series here.

Location: 315 Wheeler Hall (Maude Fife Room), UC Berkeley 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: 

Tommye Blount is a Black, queer poet from Detroit, Michigan. He is the author of the poetry collection Fantasia for the Man in Blue and the chapbook What Are We Not For. Fantasia for the Man in Blue was a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry.  Blount is a Cave Canem Fellow, a 2017 Literary Arts Fellow at Kresge Arts in Detroit, and a fellow of Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Event address: 
315 Wheeler Hall (Maude Fife Room)
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
Books: 
Fantasia for the Man in Blue (Stahlecker Selections) By Tommye Blount Cover Image
$16.95
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ISBN: 9781945588495
Published: Four Way Books - March 2nd, 2020

Event Category: 
Offsite Location