A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center hosts an evening of readings to celebrate the centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks—part of a year-long, nationwide tribute to one of America’s most influential poets. This event will feature presentations by Elizabeth AlexanderTyehimba JessYusef Komunyakaa, Quraysh Ali LansanaMarilyn NelsonAtsuro RileySapphireSolmaz Sharif, and Patricia Smith.

Co-sponsored by Our Miss Brooks: A Centennial Celebration, the Academy of American Poets, the NYU Creative Writing Program, the Poetry Society of America, Poets House and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (NYPL).

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