The College of Staten Island Schwerner Writers Series presents t’ai freedom fordon Monday, Nov. 6 at the College’s St. George location, 120 Stuyvesant Street, 1st Floor Lounge at 6:30pm.

t’ai freedom ford is a New York City high school English teacher and Cave Canem Fellow. Her poetry has appeared in Gulf Coast, RHINO, Vinyl, Muzzle, Poetry, and others. Her work has also been featured in several anthologies including The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. In 2012 and 2013, she completed two multi-city tours as a part of a queer women of color literary salon, The Revival, which was the basis of a full length documentary by the same name. Winner of the 2015 To the Lighthouse Poetry Prize, her first poetry collection, how to get over, is available from Red Hen Press. t’ai lives and loves in Brooklyn, where she is an editor at No, Dear magazine.

This is a CC and PG CLUE event.