Claudia Rankine will be reading at Concordia University on March 10th, 2017. Recipient of the 2016 MacArthur Fellowship, Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry including Citizen: An American Lyric and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely. David Hammons is the creator is In the Hood (1993), the artwork featured on the cover of Rankine’s Citizen and pictured above.
We have gathered some links to (re-)visit in anticipation. Visit Writers Read often for more writing on and links to work about our visiting authors.
Black Bodies In White Words, Or: Why We Need Claudia Rankine from NPR’s CodeSwitch blog.
An interview with Claudia Rankine from NPR’s weekend edition: In ‘Citizen,’ Poet Strips Bare The Realities Of Everyday Racism