Saeed Jones, a 2010 Pushcart Prize Nominee, received his MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers University–Newark. His poetry has appeared in publications like Hayden’s Ferry Review, storySouth, Jubilat, West Branch, Weave, The Collagist, and Linebreak. His chapbook, When the Only Light Is Fire, is published by Sibling Rivalry Press.
He blogs about writing, contemporary culture, and the potentialities and limits of the “black gay poet” identity at For Southern Boys Who Consider Poetry.
Reading: Friday evening, 7 – 9 pm
Workshop: Saturday morning, 9 am – noon
Readings are free to all. Workshops are free to students, $50 for non-students.