Yusef Komunyaaka at the Harlem Arts Salon January 18th, 2015

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Yusef Komunyaaka

We are super excited to bring in the New Year with one of America’s finest poets, the luminary Yusef Komunyaaka! We’ll be listening to him talk about his newest venture, a blues CD. Seating is limited. Reserve your space now!

Yusef Komunyakaa’s seventeen books of poetry include Taboo, Dien Cai Dau, Neon Vernacular (for which he received the Pulitzer Prize), Warhorses, and most recently The Chameleon Couch and Testimony. His many honors include the William Faulkner Prize (Universite Rennes, France), the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Kingsley Tufts Award for Poetry, and the 2011 Wallace Stevens Award. His plays, performance art and libretti have been performed internationally and include Saturnalia, Testimony, and Gilgamesh: A Verse Play. He teaches at New York University.

$30. per person, includes food, wine, and a memorable time!