College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

Black History Month Poetry Reading Thur, Feb 7

The internationally famous poet Michael Warr will read his poetry as part of Black History Month, Feb. 7.  An open reception begins the event at 6:00 p.m. followed by 6:30 p.m. reading at Bryant Hall.

Michael won a NEA Creative Writing Fellowship for Poetry among others and has received many awards and accolades. His poems are included in many anthologies and the recording A Snake in the Heart: Poems and Music by Chicago Spoken Word Performers.

Sponsors of the event are the UM Lecture Series & Office of the Provost, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Library Student Ambassadors, Office of Dean of Students, African American Studies Department, and the English Department.