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My newest collection, Buck Studies, is out now! Brer Rabbit takes the Via Dolorosa, Stagger Lee finds himself in Herakles’ Labors, artists’ journal meets violent pastoral, and more!

Absurdity marries intellect here while a frenetic melancholy embraces the ceaseless nature of historical despair. And yet, we still encounter humor, perverse and sprung from chaos.–Ruth Ellen Kocher

An upper level seminar where the Black “I” staggers, revealing absence beyond absence, the compromised subject, one injured yet never inured.–The Black Took Collective



///SEP. 27 Minneapolis, MN 4:00 p.m.

Because to Ghost is to Stay: A Conversation with Fred Moten, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, and Douglas Kearney
Coffman Theater, Minneapolis, MN

///OCT. 05 Notre Dame, IN 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

&Now 2018 Opening Reading
University of Notre Dame

///OCT. 23 Philadelphia, PA 6:00 p.m

City Planning Poetics 6: Urban Revitalization (w/Brian Goldstein)
Kelly Writer’s House

///DEC. 10 New York, NY 8:00 p.m.

The Tenth Muse: Reading with Tracie Morris, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, and Douglas Kearney
92nd Street Y