Reading and Conversation with Poet and Memoirist Hettie Jones

Apr
27
Sun, 27 April 2014 // 03:30 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

Hettie Jones is a prolific and distinguished poet; author of the acclaimed memoir "How I Became Hettie Jones"; fiction and essay-writer; editor and publisher—with LeRoi Jones, she published the influential literary magazine Yugen; teacher—at universities, schools, community institutions, and Bedford Hills and Sing Sing Prisons. A fierce advocate for the power of the spoken and written word, she chaired the PEN Prison Writing Committee and continues to serve on the Advisory Council of PEN.