Prof Turcotte will be speaking at the University of Michigan on Thursday, October 27 along with authors Vievee Francis and Mary Leader. Each poet will read from their most recent work, and along with their respective editors, Reginald Gibbons, Parnisha Jones and Tony Frazer–speak on the collaborative process of bringing a book of poetry into print.
There will be a roundtable at 2:00pm at the Lemuel Johnson Center, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies. A panel will follow at 3:30pm and a reading at 5:10pm.
The event is Free and open to the public.