BREAKING: If you don't have tickets to Finals, don't worry! There are more than enough tix available at the door tonight. Be sure to arrive for 7pm when doors open. General admission.
We're excited to announce a promo code for our Feb 22 Finals in order for youth, students, arts workers and low income folks to access $17 tickets instead of the usual $30 tickets.
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We are very excited to feature at Finals the talented SAFIA ELHILLO! She is the author of The January Children (University of Nebraska Press, 2017). Sudanese by way of Washington, DC, and a Cave Canem fellow, she holds an MFA from the New School. Safia received the 2015 Brunel International African Poetry Prize and the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets. She is a 2019 recipient of Stanford University’s Wallace Stegner Fellowship and a 2018 recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship. In addition to appearing in journals and anthologies, her work has been translated into Arabic, Japanese, Estonian, Portuguese, and Greek, and commissioned by Under Armour and the Bavarian State Ballet. With Fatimah Asghar, she is co-editor of the anthology Halal If You Hear Me (Haymarket Books, 2019).
Hosted by Luke Reece and Tanya Neumeyer.
General admission. All ages. Accessible space.
Finalist poets are:
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