Come celebrate the launch of Cheryl Boyce-Taylor’s collected poems The Limitless Heart.
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Cheryl Boyce-Taylor is a poet and teaching artist. She earned an MFA from Stonecoast at the University of Southern Maine and an MSW from Fordham University. Her collections of poetry include Raw Air (2000), Night When Moon Follows (2000), Convincing the Body (2005), and Arrival (2017), which was a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize. Mama Phife Represents (2021) won the 2022 Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry by The Publishing Triangle. We Are Not Wearing Helmets (2022) was nominated for the 2023 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Her life papers and portfolio are stored at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Glenis Redmond is the First Poet Laureate of Greenville, South Carolina. She is a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist, and a Cave Canem alumni. She has authored six books of poetry: Backbone, Under the Sun, What My Hand Say, Listening Skin, Three Harriets & Others, and Praise Songs for Dave the Potter (artwork by Jonathan Green). Glenis received the Governor’s Award and was inducted into the South Carolina Academy of Authors. She was recently a recipient of the Peacemaker Award by the Upstate Mediation Center in 2022. Her poetry has been showcased on NPR and PBS and has been most recently published in Orion Magazine, storySouth and The New York Times, as well as numerous literary journals nationally and internationally.