LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs
Thursday, Sept. 28 – 5 p.m.
Charles Library, Event Space
LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, an interdisciplinary poet and sound artist, is the author of Village and TwERK. She is also the author of three chapbooks, which include Ichi-Ban and Ni-Ban, Manuel is destroying my bathroom, and the album Televisíon. She has received a C.D. Wright Award for Poetry from the Foundation of Contemporary Art, a Whiting Award, and a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, as well as grants and fellowships from the Howard Foundation, Cave Canem, Creative Capital, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the U.S.-Japan Friendship Commission, among others. She teaches at Brooklyn College and Barnard College, and lives in New York City.
The Poets & Writers Series is sponsored by the Temple University MFA Program in Creative Writing, with the assistance of the Department of English. Each year a number of poets and fiction writers are invited to read from and discuss their work to members of both the Temple community and the local Philadelphia arts scene. All events are free and open to the public.