An Evening With


Friday, January 29, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm




Rickey Laurentiis was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and lives in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of Boy with Thorn, selected by Terrance Hayes for the 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) and is the recipient of other honors, including a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation as well as fellowships from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Italy, the National Endowment for the Arts and Washington University in St Louis. His poems appear in Poetry, New England Review, The New Republic, Kenyon Review and Boston Review, among other journals. He teaches at Columbia University and Cooper Union.

TJ Jarrett is a writer and software developer in Nashville, Tennessee. Her recent work has been published or is forthcoming in Poetry, African American Review, Boston Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Callaloo, DIAGRAM, Third Coast and others. Her collection The Moon Looks Down and Laughs was selected as a finalist for the 2010 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry. She has been anthologized in Language Lessons by Third Man Books and Best American Non-Required Reading 2015 from Houghton-Mifflin and others. Her debut collection Ain’t No Grave was published with New Issues Press, her second collection Zion was published by Southern Illinois University Press in the fall of 2014.


Event Location and Ticket Information

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The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, January 29, 2016
Times: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

$10.00 - cost

Presenter: The Hudson Valley Writers' Center
Presenter Phone: 9143325953
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