Danez Smith: Don’t Call Us Dead

Danez Smith, author of [insert] boy (2014), is a founding member of the Dark Noise Collective and the recipient of several fellowships including a 2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship. Smith’s new collection, Don’t Call Us Dead (2017) imagines an afterlife for black men shot by police. Following the reading, Danez Smith will have a conversation with poet and sociologist Eve L. Ewing.
Presented in partnership with Chicago Humanities Festival and Gallery Guichard
Chicago Humanities Festival Members: $12; General: $15; Student/Teacher: $10  
Tickets to the 2017 Chicago Humanities Festival go on sale to CHF members on Tuesday, September 19, and to the general public on Tuesday, September 26. The full schedule of all programs is available at chicagohumanities.org.