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Shara McCallum: Poetry Reading

February 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Furious Flower Poetry Center and JMU’s African, African American, and Diaspora Studies (AAAD) Center are proud to present a live reading, Q&A, and book signing with award-winning Jamaican poet, Shara McCallum. McCallum is the author of six books published in the US and UK, most recently No Ruined Stone, winner of the 2022 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry and named a finalist for the 2022 UNT Rilke Prize. McCallum’s poems and essays have appeared in journals, anthologies, and textbooks throughout the US, Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
The reading and Q&A will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Highlands Room in the Festival Conference Center and livestreamed on Facebook. The book signing will follow the reading from 5:30 to 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and is part of the 13th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies (AAAD) Interdisciplinary Conference held at James Madison University.


February 17
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Furious Flower Poetry Center
(540) 568-8883
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