Lunch Poems: Toi Derricotte

Toi Derricotte photo

Enjoy poetry during lunch on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Lunch Poems is a monthly series of mid-day readings.

This month features Toi Derricotte whose most recent book is The Undertaker’s Daughter.

Derricotte’s honors include the 2012 Paterson Poetry Prize for Sustained Literary Achievement and the 2012 PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review and the Paris Review. With Cornelius Eady, she co-founded Cave Canem in 1996, and she is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

When: 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm, November 5, 2015

Where: Morrison Library

Admission: Free and open to the public