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Event Feature: Diversity 2020 Kickoff

Diversity 2020: Dynamic Voices for Change is kicking off this weekend!

Join us on Friday, October 16 7-8pm EST for Next: The Now Generation of Poets of Color! Poets Amanda Gomez, Amanda Galvan Huynh, Ariel Francisco, Joy Priest and Rushi Vyas will share some of their published work. 

Learn more about these talented poets:



  • Joy Priest Reading:

Then, join us Saturday, October 17 4-5pm EST for a Spotlight Panel featuring Ross Gay, January Gill O’Neil, and the National Youth Poet Laureate, Meera Dasgupta! After each poet reads, Virginia Poet Laureate Luisa Igloria will moderate a discussion and Q&A with the panel.

Learn more about these poets:

  • Ross Gay reading “Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude:”

  • January Gill O’Neil reading “January Thaw:”

  • Meera Dasgupta reading “Uncle Sam’s Alphabet Soup:”