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Center for African American Poetry and Poetics (CAAPP) & the ULS Collection

A guide to the signed books by CAAPP event authors that are held in the University Library System collection.

October 10-11, 2018 Event - Jonah Mixon-Webster

Reading and Q&A: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Mixon-Webster read from his collection, Stereo(TYPE), the winner of the 2017 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. 501 Cathedral of Learning

Co-Lab: 6 p.m. Oct. 10. An opportunity to engage with Mixon-Webster's work-in-progress., 501 Cathedral of Learning

Reading and Q&A at Boom Concepts: 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Mixon-Webster read at BOOM Concepts, 5139 Penn Ave., a communal artist space in East Liberty. The event is co-sponsored by the Black Unicorn Library and Archives Project.

Jonah Mixon-Webster is a poet-educator and conceptual/sound artist from Flint, MI. His debut collection, Stereo(TYPE), was selected by Tyrone Williams for the 2017 Sawtooth Poetry Prize from Ahsahta Press. He is completing his Ph.D. in English Studies at Illinois State University, and is the recipient of fellowships from Vermont Studio Center, The Conversation Literary Festival, and Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop. His poetry and hybrid works are featured or forthcoming in MuzzleCallalooSpoon River Poetry ReviewAssaracusVolubleBest New Poets 2017, and Best American Experimental Writing 2018. He is 1/6th of the Detroit-based multidisciplinary Black arts collective CTTNN Club (Can’t Take These Niggas Nowhere). 

Jonah Mixon-Webster in Hillman Library