Love in the Time of War: A Celebration of Yusef Komunyakaa

Panel Discussion
11 May 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
NYU Creative Writing Program
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10011
 Free

In this extraordinary event, world-renowned poets Maurice Emerson Decaul, Toi Derricotte, Tyehimba Jess, Kevin Young and Javier Zamora¬†share reflection on art’s ability to reflect violent realities and act as a strategy for imagining peace. This is the second event in a day celebrating the life and work of Yusef Komunyakaa.

Presented with NYU Creative Writing Program and Cave Canem, with production support from the Poetry Foundation.

Maurice Emerson Decaul
Kevin Young
Toi Derricotte
Javier Zamora
Tyehimba Jess
Yusef Komunyakaa

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