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Boneyarn: New York Slavery Poems

February 2, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presenter: David Mills
Time: February 2, 7:00pm, online

The oldest and largest slave cemetery in the United States is located in the shadow of Wall Street. Actor and poet David Mills reads from and discusses his award-winning poetry collection, Boneyarn, featuring groundbreaking poems about slavery in New York City, a topic rarely addressed.

David Mills holds MFAs from both New York University and Warren Wilson College and is a cum laude graduate of Yale University. He has published two full-length poetry collections in addition to Boneyarn: The Dream Detective and The Sudden Country.

To register for this online talk, click here.

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Date:
February 2, 2022
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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