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As We Breathe: A Black Lives Matter Reading

As We Breathe: A BLM Reading w/ poets Cyrus Cassells, Aracelis Girmay, Michael Warr & Michelle Whittaker. Curator & Host: Reggie Scott Young "As We Breathe: A BLM Reading" will be a Zoom Webinar and also livestreamed on Facebook Live, Poets Against Walls page. Featured Poets: A 2019 Guggenheim fellow, Cyrus Cassells has won the National Poetry Series, a Lambda Literary Award, a Lannan Literary Award, two NEA grants, a Pushcart Prize, and the William Carlos Williams Award. His 2018 volume The Gospel according to Wild Indigo was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award and the Balcones Prize. Still Life with Children: Selected Poems of Francesc Parcerisas, translated from the Catalan, was awarded the Texas Institute of Letters’ Soeurette Diehl Fraser Award for Best Translated Book of 2018 and 2019. His 7th book, More Than Watchmen at Daybreak, a lyric cycle about his stay in a desert monastery in northern New Mexico, was published by Nine Mile Books in April 2020. His twin eighth and ninth books, The World That the Shooter Left Us and Is There Room for Another Horse on Your Horse Ranch? (a finalist for the 2019 National Poetry Series) will be published by Four Way Books in early 2022 and 2024. He is a tenured full professor of English Read More ...


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