2 sessions / $125
Join us at the Poetry Society for this two-session seminar on the poetry of Anne Spencer, led by Camille T. Dungy. Born in 1882, Anne Spencer was a Modernist poet, activist, librarian, and a seminal figure of the Harlem Renaissance. She was the first Black woman poet published in the Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry.
This is an online seminar. Sessions will be held via Zoom.
A limited number of scholarships are available to cover or subsidize the cost of tuition. To inquire about scholarship opportunities, email email@example.com.
Camille T. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Trophic Cascade (Wesleyan UP, 2017), winner of the Colorado Book Award. She is also the author of the essay collections Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden (Simon & Schuster, 2023) and Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood and History (W.W. Norton, 2017), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Dungy has also edited anthologies including Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry and From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great. A 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, her honors include NEA Fellowships in poetry (2003) and prose (2018), an American Book Award, two NAACP Image Award nominations, and two Hurston/Wright Legacy Award nominations. Dungy’s poems have been published in Best American Poetry, The 100 Best African American Poems, the Pushcart Anthology, Best American Travel Writing, and over thirty other anthologies. She is University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University.
A limited number of scholarships are available to cover or subsidize the cost of tuition. To inquire about scholarship opportunities, email Parker Menzimer at firstname.lastname@example.org.