Poetry Rocks!

02/23/2020 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Date: Sunday, February 23
$5 Suggested Donation

Celebrating Black History Month
Readings from Antoinette Brim, Frederick-Douglass Knowles II, and RHS student Chelsea Koss.

Antoinette Brim, Associate Professor of English at Capital Community College, is the author of These Women You Gave Me, Icarus in Love, and Psalm of the Sunflower. A Cave Canem Foundation fellow, she has published in journals and anthologies including Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander and 44 on 44: Forty-Four African American Writers on the 44th President of the United States.


Frederick-Douglass Knowles II is the author of Black Rose City. The first Poet Laureate of Hartford, he is Associate Professor of English at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich. His poems have appeared in the Martin Luther King Jr. Anthology (Yale University Press), and in Fingernails Across the Chalkboard: AIDS Anthology (Third World Press).