Sat, May 08



here’s a Revolution Outside, My Love with Former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, Reginald Dwayne Betts, and Camille T

Pulitzer winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith and literary critic and author John Freeman invited some of America’s most socially engaged and beloved writers to pen letters, essays, poems, lamentations, and exhortations in response to our tumultuous time in history.

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May 08, 2021, 7:00 PM


About the Event

Stepping off the table of contents and into our living rooms are Smith herself; criminal justice reform advocate, Obama appointee, and award-winning poet Reginald Dwayne Betts; and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Camille T. Dungy. Guiding the conversation is Ismail Muhummad, story editor for the New York Times Magazine and a member of the Festival’s program committee. Show up as an ally, a citizen, and a fellow survivor of an unprecedented and explosive year.

Each ticket includes private access to the event recording for 10 days following the live event.

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