Author: Hanif Abdurraqib in conversation, A Little Devil in America

A partnership with Museum of African Diaspora
星期三, 4/28/2021
6:00 - 7:00
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Hanif Abdurraqib will discuss his latest book, A Little Devil in America, an electrifying celebration of Black performances, cultures and communities in the United States.

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. His poetry has been published in Muzzle, Vinyl, PEN American, and various other journals. Abdurraqib’s essays and music criticism have been published in The FADER, Pitchfork, The New Yorker and The New York Times. His first full length poetry collection, The Crown Ain't Worth Much, was released in June 2016 from Button Poetry. It was named a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Prize, and was nominated for a Hurston-Wright Legacy Award. With Big Lucks, he released a limited edition chapbook, Vintage Sadness, in summer 2017 (you cannot get it anymore and he is very sorry.) His first collection of essays, They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us, was released in winter 2017 by Two Dollar Radio and was named a book of the year by Buzzfeed, Esquire, NPR, Oprah Magazine, Paste, CBC, The Los Angeles Review, Pitchfork, and The Chicago Tribune, among others. He released Go Ahead In The Rain: Notes To A Tribe Called Quest with University of Texas press in February 2019. The book became a New York Times Bestseller, was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize, and was longlisted for the National Book Award. His second collection of poems, A Fortune For Your Disaster, was released in 2019 by Tin House, and won the 2020 Lenore Marshall Prize. In 2021, he will release the book A Little Devil in America: A Little Devil in America Notes in Praise of Black Performance with Random House. He is a graduate of Beechcroft High School.

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