Poetry Salon

Created and hosted by poet and former Greenlight bookseller Angel Nafis, Greenlight’s Poetry Salon welcomes locally and nationally celebrated poets for an intense and joyful evening of wine, poetry, and performance.  

Since its launch in 2012, the Salon series has hosted poets including Elizabeth Acevedo, Hanif Abdurraqib, Aziza Barnes, Jericho Brown, Mahogany L. Browne, Anders Carlson-Wee, Kai Carlson-Wee, Eduardo Corral, Kevin Coval, Jay Deshpande, Natalie Diaz, R. Erica Doyle, Cornelius Eady, Natalie Eilbert, Safia Elhillo, Shira Erlichman, Tarfia Faizulla, Megan Falley, Camonghne Felix, Thomas Fucaloro, Jessica Greenbaum, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Tonya Ingram, Ishmael Islam, Stevie Edwards, Rodney Jones, Jeff Kass, Sarah Kay, Mike Lala, Rickey Laurentiis, Cynthia Lowen, Airea D. Matthews, Jamaal May, Nathan McClain, Rachel McKibbens, Anis Mojgani, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Jose Olivarez, Gregory Pardlo, Morgan Parker, Tommy Pico, Casey Rocheteau, Patrick Rosal, Safiya Sinclair, Danez Smith, Patricia Smith, Bianca Stone, Samantha Thornhill, Geoff Kagan Trenchard, Jeanann Verlee, Ocean Vuong, and Tiphanie Yanique.

Next event in this series:

Tuesday, April 20, 7:30 PM

Live via Zoom

Featuring poets Ted Dodson, Safia Elhillo, Nate Marshall, & Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Created and hosted by poet and former Greenlight bookseller Angel Nafis, Greenlight’s Poetry Salon goes virtual, as it welcomes locally and nationally celebrated poets for a powerful and moving evening of poetry and performance. For April, National Poetry Month, the Salon hosts Ted Dodson, author of An Orange; Safia Elhillo, author of Home Is Not a Country; Nate Marshall, award-winning author of Finna; and Rachel Eliza Griffiths, author of Seeing the Body.

Click here to register for this event!

 

Home Is Not a Country Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593177051
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Make Me a World - March 2nd, 2021

Finna: Poems Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593132456
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: One World - August 11th, 2020

Seeing the Body: Poems Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005667
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 9th, 2020