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Drinking Gourd Chapbook Launch: Andrew E. Colarusso & Thiahera Nurse
January 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm–9:00 pmFree
Join us to celebrate 2019 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize winners, Thiahera Nurse and Andrew E. Colarusso, for the launch of their chapbooks Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery Alone and Creance; or, Comest Thou Cosmic Nazarite: Poems, respectively.
Thiahera Nurse is from Hollis, Queens by way of Trinidad and Tobago. She received her MFA in Poetry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Find her work in The Rumpus, Callaloo, The Offing, and in the forthcoming edition of The BreakBeat Poets Anthology. She has received support from Callaloo, Tin House, and The Pink Door Retreat. She is a 2018 Poets House Emerging Poets Fellow. She writes for the black girls (the living and the dead).
Andrew E. Colarusso is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Broome Street Review, an independently published literary journal dedicated to art and culture at the vanguard. His debut novel, The Sovereign, is available from Dalkey Archive Press and his writing has been published or is forthcoming in Callaloo, Callaloo Art, FENCE, and 3:AM Magazine, among others.
Cosponsored with the Northwestern Poetry & Poetics Colloquium