One Book Chelmsford REACTs - Author Clint Smith - MOVED TO MAIN LIBRARY!

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Chelmsford HS - Performing Arts Center

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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.

Event Type(s): Library Programs

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