This event has been moved from the High School Performing Arts Center to the Main Library! Registration is required to attend.
Join us as we welcome award-winning author and educator Clint Smith to Chelmsford for a powerful presentation.
About the author: Clint Smith is a writer, teacher, and scholar. He is a 2014 National Poetry Slam champion, a 2017 recipient
of the Jerome J. Shestack Prize from The American Poetry Review and
has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Art For Justice Fund, and
the National Science Foundation. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, The New Republic and he has delivered two popular TED Talks, The Danger of Silence & How to Raise a Black Son in America. His debut collection of poems, Counting Descent, was
published in 2016 by Write Bloody Publishing. It won the 2017 Literary
Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library
Association and was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award.
Find out more about him and his book, Counting Descent, here
View one of his talks in advance of the program, here