Creative Writers Series: Danez Smith Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7 – 8pm
Creative Writers Series: Danez Smith
Campus Location:Peter J. Shields Library
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Event Type:Arts and Entertainment, Free Events, Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Creative Writing Program, Department of English

Danez Smith, a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, is a self-described “Black, queer, poz writer and performer.” Author of Don’t Call Us Dead and Boy, Smith has won the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry and fellowships from the Poetry Foundation and McKnight Foundation.

The 2017–2018 Creative Writers series at UC Davis brings to campus writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage, several producing socially and politically-connected work.

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