Poetry News

Introducing the Akilah Oliver Memorial Reading Series

By Harriet Staff


The Poetry Project blog announces that a new reading series has started up at Eugene Lang College of The New School in New York to honor the memory of Lang professor Akilah Oliver. So the first of the annual Akilah Oliver Memorial Readings is upon us! On September 12, the reading will feature the work of Oliver’s contemporaries Julian Talamantez Brolaski and Rachel Levitsky; Lang alumn Lauren Nicole Nixon, along with Oliver’s former students Erik Freer, Karl Leone and Kaley Foley.

Bios and more information can be found at the Belladonna website.

Originally Published: August 25th, 2011