About the Event
We invite you to participate in this series of FREE poetry readings & our signature First Person Arts StoryShare Circles in the communities where you live. We want to hear your stories of becoming a Philadelphian.
Night Angler reads like an evolving love letter on what it means to raise an American family. Wrestling with conflicting emotions of longing for home and for the safety of black lives, while desiring to create a new model of fatherhood. Night Angler is funny, tender and graceful.
Geffrey Davis is the winner of the 2018 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Revising the Storm (BOA Editions), winner of the 2013 A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. He also co-authored the chapbook Begotten (URB Books, 2016) with LA-based poet F. Douglas Brown.