Safiya Sinclair to read at Folger Library with Kwame Dawes

This evening of poetry celebrates reggae music and pays tribute to one of its most acclaimed singer/songwriters, Robert "Bob" Nestor Marley, the day before what would have been his 73rd birthday.

Born and raised in Montego Bay, Safiya Sinclair is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including a Whiting Writers’ Award. She is the author of Cannibal, winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry, the Addison M. Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature in Poetry. Read more...

Leslie Shipman