#PoetryNearYou Pick of the Week: Ada Limón in Conversation with Dawn Lundy Martin

Join acclaimed and award-winning poets Ada Limón and Dawn Lundy Martin in conversation on Thursday, September 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m., at Books Are Magic in Brooklyn, New York.
Ada Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including her latest collection The Carrying from Milkweed Editions, as well as Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Award. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and American Poetry Review, among others. She lives in both Kentucky and California.
Dawn Lundy Martin is a poet, essayist, and conceptual-video artist. She is the author of four books of poems: Good Stock Strange Blood; Life in a Box is a Pretty Life, which won the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry; DISCIPLINE, A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering, and three limited edition chapbooks. Her nonfiction can be found in the New Yorker, Harper's, and elsewhere. Martin is Professor of English in the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh and Co-director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics. 
This event is free and open to the public.