Chet’la Sebree and Kiki Petrosino Poetry Reading

404 E. Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22902

434-295-2552

  • Presented By: New Dominion Bookshop
  • Dates: February 25, 2022
  • Location: New Dominion Bookshop
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

ABOUT

Join us for a reading with poets Chet’la Sebree and Kiki Petrosino, who will read from their latest collections of poetry. This in-person event will be free and open to the public.

Chet’la Sebree is the author of Field Study, winner of the 2020 James Laughlin Award, and Mistress, winner of the 2018 New Issues Poetry Prize and nominated for an NAACP Image Award. For her work, she has received fellowships and awards from the Academy of American Poets, Hedgebrook, MacDowell, and Yaddo. Currently, she serves as the director of the Stadler Center for Poetry & Literary Arts and is an assistant professor at Bucknell University.

Kiki Petrosino is the author of White Blood: a Lyric of Virginia (2020) and three other poetry books. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Her poems and essays have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Best American Poetry, The Nation, The New York Times, FENCE, Gulf Coast, jubilat, Tin House, and Ploughshares online. She teaches at the University of Virginia as a professor of poetry. Petrosino is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Fellowship in Creative Writing from the National Endowment for the Arts, an Al Smith Fellowship Award from the Kentucky Arts Council, and the UNT Rilke Prize.

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