Patricia Smith Reading

Patricia Smith Photo Credit: Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Washington University in St. Louis:  The MFA Program Fall Reading Series 2019


Visiting Hurst Professor Patricia Smith is the author of seven books of poetry, including Incendiary Art (2017), winner of an NAACP Image Award and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah (2012), which won the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets; Blood Dazzler (2008), a chronicle of the human and environmental cost of Hurricane Katrina which was nominated for a National Book Award; and Teahouse of the Almighty, a 2005 National Poetry Series selection published by Coffee House Press. Smith collaborated with the photographer Michael Abramson on the book Gotta Go Gotta Flow: Life, Love, and Lust on Chicago’s South Side From the Seventies (2015).

This event is free and open to the public.  Patricia Smith's books will be available for purchase courtesy of Subterranean Books.

Event date: 
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 8:00pm
Event address: 
Washington University
Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201
St Louis, MO 63130
Incendiary Art: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780810134331
Availability: Backordered. Not in stock at store and may take a number of weeks to arrive.
Published: Triquarterly - February 15th, 2017

Blood Dazzler Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566892186
Availability: Not in stock at store. Will, in most instances, ship from our warehouse in 7-10 days
Published: Coffee House Press - September 1st, 2008

Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566892995
Availability: Special Order, May be Out of Print
Published: Coffee House Press - March 27th, 2012