A Reading and Conversation with Ama Codjoe, Donika Kelly and Evie Shockley
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 7:00pm
15 South Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA52240
VIRTUAL EVENT. Central Time. Free and all are welcome.
Join Ama Codjoe in celebration of her collection of poems Bluest Nude for a virtual reading and conversation at Prairie Lights. Codjoe will be joined by Donika Kelly and Evie Shockley. Please register in advance. Free and all are welcome.
Ama Codjoe is the author of Bluest Nude. She is also the author of Blood of the Air, winner of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her honors include a 2017 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, and a Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship. Codjoe’s work has twice appeared in The Best American Poetry. She lives in New York City.
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Ama Codjoe’s highly anticipated debut collection brings generous light to the inner dialogues of women as they bathe, create art, make and lose love. Each poem rises with the urgency of a fully awakened sensual life.