Jamaal May
Rogers Literature & Law Building (RLL), Room 101, UNLV
Thursday, September 22, 7 p.m.

"Linguistically acrobatic [and] beautifully crafted ... [May's poems are] exquisitely balanced by a sharp intelligence mixed with earnestness." — Publishers Weekly

About Jamaal May
Jamaal May’s book Hum has won the Beatrice Hawley Award, the ALA Notable Book Award, and was a finalist for the NAACP Image award. His second collection is The Big Book of Exit Strategies and he has also published two chapbooks, The God Engine and The Whetting of Teeth. His poetry has appeared in Poetry, The Believer, Ploughshares, New England Review, and The Kenyon Review. He has also been a recipient of the Kenyon Review Fellowship at Kenyon College, Bread Loaf, Callaloo and the Civitella Ranieri Fellowship. He is the series editor, graphic designer and filmmaker for the Organic Weapon Arts Chapbook and Video Series.

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This series is made possible by a Nevada Humanities Grant.

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