Center for Poetry presents Reginald Dwayne Betts

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 7:00pm
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Facebook Live & Zoom

ONLINE EVENT via Facebook Live & Zoom WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 7 p.m. ESTReginald Dwayne Betts is a poet, essayist, and national spokesperson for the Campaign for Youth Justice. He writes and lectures about the impact of mass incarceration on American society. His most recent collection of poetry is Felon.

This is an online event via Facebook Live & Zoom. For Zoom: Register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The evening will feature a reading by poet, essayist, and activist Reginald Dwayne Betts, whose work centers around the impact of mass incarceration on American society. His most recent collection of poetry is Felon. He is the author of two previous collections of poetry, Bastards of the Reagan Era and Shahid Reads His Own Palm, as well as a memoir, A Question of Freedom. A graduate of Yale Law School, he lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his wife and their two sons. The presentation is followed by a question-and-answer period.

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