Join us for our final reading Thursday, November 9 at 5 p.m. in Warren 256 (The Union) in the Fall 2023 Furious Flower Reading Series, featuring Tawanda Mulalu. Mulalu was born in Gaborone, Botswana in 1997. His first book, Please make me pretty, I don’t want to die, was selected by Susan Stewart for the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets and is listed as a best poetry book of 2022 by The Boston Globe, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. His chapbook, Nearness, was chosen as the winner of The New Delta Review 2020-21 Chapbook Contest, judged by Brandon Shimoda. Tawanda’s poems appear or are forthcoming in Brittle Paper, Lana Turner, Lolwe, The New England Review, The Paris Review, A Public Space, and elsewhere.
This event is free and open to the public. It will be livestreamed on Facebook; the recording will be uploaded to YouTube following the reading.