P&P Live! Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Reading: Poetry

Upcoming Event
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 7:00pm

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. 

This is the first of three events celebrating Hurston/Wright Legacy Award nominations, with this particular program representing the poetry category and moderated by Teri Cross Davis.

The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award honors the best in Black literature in the United States and around the globe. Introduced in 2001, the Legacy Award was the first national award presented to Black writers by a national organization of Black writers. Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry honorees are selected in a juried competition. Join us to congratulate the 2020 nominees for poetry!

Nominees appearing at this virtual event include:

Geffrey Davis, Night Angler (BOA Editions, LTD)

t’ai freedom ford, & More Black, (Augury Books)

Ladan Osman, Exiles of Eden (Coffee House Press)

Alison Rollins, Library of Small Catastrophes (Copper Canyon Press)

Asiya Wadud, Syncope (Ugly Duckling Presse)


All donations for this event will go towards the Hurston/Wright Foundation.

You can also support Politics and Prose Bookstore, the authors, and our virtual event series by purchasing a book from our website.

We are so grateful to be surrounded by such a loyal and engaged community and we thank you for your support, now and always.

Click here to register for the Live! event.



P&P Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
Night Angler (American Poets Continuum #172) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781942683780
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: BOA Editions - April 30th, 2019

& More Black Cover Image
ISBN: 9780999501214
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Augury Books - July 1st, 2019

Exiles of Eden Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566895446
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Coffee House Press - May 7th, 2019

Library of Small Catastrophes Cover Image
ISBN: 9781556595394
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 23rd, 2019

Syncope Cover Image
ISBN: 9781946433299
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Ugly Duckling Presse - September 1st, 2019

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