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An Evening with Hanif Abdurraqib

When: Fri., Feb. 21 2020

Tonight at 7 at the Jean Hower Taber Student Union Theatre at the University of Akron, the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts program sponsors a reading with acclaimed author Hanif Abdurraqib. Current NEOMFA student Noor Hindi will open for Abdurraqib. A Q&A and book signing will follow the reading. Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of a New York Times best-selling biography of the hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest and is a Callaloo Creative Writing Fellow, a poetry editor at Muzzle Magazine and a member of the poetry collective Echo Hotel with poet/essayist Eve Ewing. Abdurraqib has two forthcoming books including a collection of poems and a history of black performance in the United States titled They Don't Dance No Mo'. (Niesel)