Please join Women & Children First for a poetry reading celebrating Chekwube Danladi's Semiotics. Natalie Eilbert will be reading with Danladi for this virtual event on our Crowdcast channel. Register here to attend the event!
Chekwube Danladi is the author of Semiotics (Georgia, 2020), selected by Evie Shockley as the winner of the 2019 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Her chapbook, Take Me Back, was included in the New-Generation African Poets: Nne boxset in 2017. She has received support from Hedgebrook, Jack Jones Literary Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and the Lambda Literary Foundation. From Lagos by way of West Baltimore, she currently lives in Chicago. She teaches in the Writing program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Natalie Eilbert is the author of Indictus, winner of Noemi Press's 2016 Poetry Prize, as well as the poetry collection, Swan Feast (Bloof Books, 2015). Her work has appeared in POETRY, Granta, The New Yorker, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. She was the recipient of the 2016 Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellowship at University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is attending the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a focus on climate change and environmental justice. She lives in Chicago.
Please note: due to Crowdcast limitations, closed captioning will be available via Women & Children First's Youtube channel following the event.