Virtual: Guilford Poets Guild Welcomes Poet Marcus Rediker
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April 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In April, the Guilford Poets Guild welcomes award-winning poet Marcus Rediker for its Second Thursday Poetry Reading. The reading will take place via Zoom, hosted by the Guilford Free Library. Please register on the Library’s website, www.guilfordfreelibrary.org. A Zoom link will be sent to you directly.
Marcus Rediker is a distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. His ten books have won numerous awards and been translated into 16 languages. His most recent work is The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist (Beacon Press, 2017), which he has adapted to a graphic novel, a children’s book, and a play he is now writing with Naomi Wallace. He is interested in the poetics of what is called “history from below” or “peoples’ history.”
The event is free and open to the public.