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Arts and Performance

Cruel April 2021: David Lloyd

April 22, 2021 at 6:00pm7:00pm EDT

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Point of Contact will once again host nationally- and internationally-celebrated poets for this year’s Cruel April Reading Series, which runs throughout April via Zoom. The annual series, held in celebration of National Poetry Month, also marks the release of the 14th annual poetry journal, Corresponding Voices, which features the work of this year’s readers — Ángelo Néstore, Arthur Flowers, David Lloyd, Ada Salas and Graciela Cros.

Point of Contact welcomes poet David Lloyd on Thursday April 22nd at 6pm.

To register in advance, please follow the link provided. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

David Lloyd is the author of eleven books, including four poetry collections: The Body’s Compass (forthcoming from Salmon Poetry), Warriors (Salt Publishing, 2012), The Gospel According to Frank (New American Press, 2009), The Everyday Apocalypse (Three Conditions Press, 2002). His fiction titles include Boys: Stories and a Novella (2004); his 2013 novel, Over the Line; and his story collection, The Moving of the Water (2018). In 2000, he received the Poetry Society of America’s Robert H. Winner Memorial Award. In 2001 he was a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar at Bangor University (Wales, UK). He also received a Fulbright Scholar Award for residence at Cardiff University (Wales, UK) in 2021. His poems and stories have appeared in numerous journals including Crab Orchard Review, Denver Quarterly, and Virginia Quarterly Review. He directs the Creative Writing Program at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY.

This program is possible thanks to the support of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Coalition of Museum and Art Centers (CMAC) at Syracuse University, in addition to SU’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Poets and Writers.

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This event was published on April 2, 2021.

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