April 2 @ 6:30 pm EDT - 9:00 pm EDT
Tim Seibles Book Launch Reading: Voodoo Libretto: New & Selected Poems
Join The Muse Writers Center as we celebrate one of our best friends, Tim Seibles, with a book launch, reading, and Q&A for his new book, Voodoo Libretto: New & Selected Poems.
The free event will be held in-person at Taste in Norfolk’s Ghent. Due to social distancing, seating may be limited.
Prince Books will be selling copies of the book. Tim will sign autographs after the reading.
Complimentary refreshments and a cash bar will be on-site. All are welcome!
About the Book:
Voodoo Libretto is in many ways a book of memories, a chronicle of both the personal and the political sensibility of a black baby-boomer. Driven by a restless and wide-ranging imagination, the poems are sometimes humorous, sometimes deadly serious, sometimes erotic, sometimes mystical, and occasionally all of these things at once.
“Tim Seibles is a poet of extraordinary sensitivity. His images are luminous–almost unbearably vivid–evocations of the world around us, past and present.” –Martin Espada
Tim Seibles is the author of seven collections of poetry, including Body Moves (1988), Hurdy-Gurdy (1992), Hammerlock (1999), Buffalo Head Solos (2004), Fast Animal (2012), which won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, received the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award, and was nominated for a 2012 National Book Award, and One Turn Around The Sun (2017). His latest work of poetry, Voodoo Libretto, will be published by Etruscan Press in 2022. His poems has been published in the Indiana Review, Black Renaissance Noire, Cortland Review, Ploughshares Massachusetts Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, and numerous other literary journals and anthologies, including Best American Poetry. Seibles lives in Norfolk, Virginia, is a retired professor of English at Old Dominion University, and teaches regularly at The Muse Writers Center.
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