The 2020 Jack Straw Reading Series – live from our homes in June!

May 12, 2020

2020 Jack Straw Reading SeriesThe 24th annual Jack Straw Reading Series is adapting for our times, with a series of live-streamed events featuring new poetry, prose, fiction, and creative nonfiction from the 2020 Jack Straw Writers. Multi-genre writer and program curator Anastacia-Renee will host three readings with the writers from their homes, streamed live via Jack Straw’s Facebook page. Each reading video will be available afterward on Facebook and YouTube.

Friday, June 5, 7pm: Maisha Banks Manson, Elaina Ellis, Wryly T. McCutchen, and Ebo Barton

Friday, June 12, July 3, 7pm (Rescheduled in solidarity with Black Lives Matter): Michelle Goodman, Ching-In Chen, Rob Arnold, and Helen K. Thomas

Friday, June 19, July 10, 7pm (Rescheduled in solidarity with Black Lives Matter): Jeffrey Lee Cheatham II, Arianne True, Jose Trejo-Maya, and Troy Osaki

Visit Jack Straw on Facebook to see these readings live. You do not need to be a Facebook member to watch!

These readings are free, but we do hope you will purchase a copy of the 2020 Jack Straw Writers Anthology, which will be available for purchase online from our friends at Open Books.

Categories: Writers Program

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