Celeste Doaks is a poet, journalist, and a visiting assistant professor in Creative Writing at University of Delaware. She is a member of the poetry group, The Black Ladies Brunch Collective, and the author of a collection of poems entitled Cornrows and Cornfields. Her work was also recently featured in the anthology Misrepresented People: A Poetic Responses to Trump’s America. On March 7, Doaks will be visiting the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus to read excerpts from Cornrows and Cornfields and to discuss her writing career. More information about Doaks can be found here! https://doaksgirl.com/about/
This event is part of our semester-long series, "Literary Women", through which we highlight American women writers and their amazing work! Other events in our series include:
2/13: Leslie Crawford: But He Loves Me
4/10: Jennifer Weiss-Wolf: Periods Gone Public
This event is open to JHU affiliates. It is co-sponsored by the JHU Black Student Union and the Office of Women & Gender Resources. Food will be provided!