Frederick-Douglass Knowles Poetry Reading, 12/18/19

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The Poetry Institute -- New Haven

Dec 8, 2019, 9:23:40 AM12/8/19

Pi Poetry Series 



Frederick-Douglass Knowles



Wednesday, December 18, 2019


Frederick-Douglass Knowles II is a poet, educator and activist involved in community education.  He is the inaugural Poet Laureate for the City of Hartford.  His collection of poetry, Black Rose City was featured at the 2018 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP).  His works have been featured in Connecticut River Review, Sinkhole Magazine, Poems on the Road to Peace, A Collective Tribute to Dr. King, Vol 2, by Yale University Press, Lefoko Magazine and Fingernails Across the Chalkboard: Poetry and Prose on HIV/AIDS from the Black Diaspora by Third World Press.  Fredrick-Douglass is an Associate Professor of English at Three Rivers Community College.


On the third Thursday of each month, The Poetry Institute Poetry Series celebrates an eclectic mix of poetic voices.  Free.  Refreshments.  (And participants are invited to bring something to share.)  Open mic.  Outstanding featured readers.  In a casual setting.  Open to all members of the public (and even others).


 The Institute Library
847 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT

right next door to the Tattoo Parlor


Doors Open at 6:30. Reading starts at 7:00.

Please arrive a few minutes early to sign up for the reading.


 Great Poetry!  


 In a Warm, Friendly Environment




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