South Eastern Regional Poetry Night: Featuring Remica Bingham-Risher

April 21st at 6 PM to 9 PM
Venue: 
The Muse
Event Description: 

Order of Events:

 

1. Featured readings from Teens With a Purpose youth poetys. een poets from TWP.

 

2. Keynote Poet: Remica Bingham-Risher

 

3. Open Mic

 

About the Keynote Poet:

Remica Bingham-Risher a native of Phoenix, Arizona, is an alumna of Old Dominion University and Bennington College. She is a Cave Canem fellow and Affrilachian Poet. Among other journals, her work has been published in The Writer’s Chronicle, New Letters, Callaloo and Essence. She is the author of Conversion (Lotus, 2006) winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award, What We Ask of Flesh (Etruscan, 2013) shortlisted for the Hurston/Wright Award and Starlight & Error (Diode, 2017) winner of the Diode Editions Book Award. She is the Director of Quality Enhancement Plan Initiatives at Old Dominion University and resides in Norfolk, VA with her husband and children.

 

Event is Free. Beer and Wine will be available. Seating available for 50 people.